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Can you get pen ink out of clothes?

My husband had a pen in his pair of pants..and it exploded in the washer and a couple loads got affected before I realized it. >.

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SparklingHope

Asked by SparklingHope at 10:39 AM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Blotting with alcohol, but I've only used it for pen marks, not big splotches of ink. I'm sorry, that stinks! I hope it comes out.
    mybella81

    Answer by mybella81 at 10:41 AM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Hairspray has worked for me in the past, hope it can work for you!
    Queenofscrap

    Answer by Queenofscrap at 11:04 AM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Spray it with hairspray and gently blot the stains. Then put clothes in washing machine with Oxyclean and baking soda and let them soak. This works most of the time. There is also a product called Goo Gone that works well on set ink stains.
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 11:47 AM on Oct. 4, 2010

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