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Of the many household tasks that we engage in on a regular basis, folding sheets is far from a favorite. Particularly when it comes to folding fitted sheets, the process can seem daunting and often futile. However, with a little know-how, you can up your sheet-folding game. Keep reading to learn how to ditch the wrinkled mess and fold your fitted sheets easily and neatly.
Follow these simple instructions to learn how to fold a fitted sheet, and rest easy with a well-organized linen closet.
Essentially, you begin with the shorter sides of the sheet, gripping two corners with the elastic facing out. Then, draw your right hand into your left hand, folding the corner in. Grab the newly-created corner, and repeat the fold, straightening things out when necessary. You should have a somewhat rounded rectangular fold now, which you can place on a flat surface with the elastic facing up. Then, simply fold the sheet into thirds, until it reaches the desired size.
We now know the basic process for how to fold a fitted sheet. Here are some other useful tips:
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