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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Viscose Fabric

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How can I remove chocolate stains from a bamboo blanket? It says it is 80% Viscose from bamboo/ 20% cotton.

It also says "dry clean low moisture short cycle." Does this mean there is a chance I can do this by myself rather than take it to a dry cleaner?

The chocolate is somewhat matted down on the blanket, I have removed as much excess as possible.

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Chocolate fell off of my Klondike bar, and I must not have noticed it landed on the blanket.

The chocolate is somewhat matted down on the blanket, I have removed as much excess as possible. The fibers are now slightly more worn than other areas of the blanket, and look slightly fuzzier.

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  • The chocolate is somewhat matted down on the blanket, I have removed as much excess as possible. The fibers are now slightly more worn than other areas of the blanket, and look slightly fuzzier from the friction.

Fabric Content of Item (if appropriate)

It says it is 80% Viscose from bamboo/ 20% cotton.

Mary Marlowe Leverette, About.com Laundry & Laundry Rooms, says:

As you can tell from your chocolate stain removal, lots of agitation causes viscous fibers to break and look "fuzzy". That's why dry cleaning on a short cycle is recommended. However, you can wash it at home following hand-laundering techniques - no wringing! Before you handwash, follow these tips to remove the chocolate stains.

Good luck!

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