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- Dobaks will shrink when washed in hot water the first time, especially those made from 100% cotton. Washing in cold water reduces the shrinking during the initial and subsequent washings. Drying can also cause shrinking, so use the lower settings on the dryer.
- Be careful with the bleach when washing the dobak. Repeated bleaching may weaken the uniform material causing it to rip easily, may cause small holes to appear, and cause patches to fade. a
- Some use Velcro to attach patches and badges so they may be removed when washing the uniform. This also make it easy to remove them when visiting another school.
- When ironing the uniform, it helps to first dampen the uniform or use spray starch.
The seams on heavy fabric uniforms are thicker, which may led to chaffing. This is especially true when doing sit-ups. You may want to place tape over the back seam so it does not rub your tail bone.