HNW - Pencil Lead on Linen

Lynn Carpenter alwen at
Tue Sep 22 00:15:07 PDT 1998

Here are the recommendations from a stain-removal guide:

Pencil lead/on cotton,linen,acrylic,nylon,spandex.

Remove as much of the stain as you can with a soft white eraser.
Rub liquid detergent into the stain and add a *few drops* of ammonia.
Tamp gently, then immediately flush with clear water to remove the ammonia.
 Launder at once.

Another technique to try on your sample...


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