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How to darn a sock! I learned to darn socks from my mother. We used to darn my father's socks all the time. I still have her darning egg. Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Couture Main

DIY: Darn it!

What do you do when a beloved pair of socks get a hole? Sure you can mod them into something new, but it's even easier to repair them.

I love darning socks. Mostly because I love my wool socks and refuse to give the… I love darning socks. Mostly because I love my wool socks and refuse to give them up. Darning is like the duct tape of sewing fixes. Knitting Projects, Knitting Patterns, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Tips, Yarn Crafts, Sewing Crafts

This is a very helpful post explaining and demonstrating a few different methods of darning.

Swiss darning apparently. looks like a great way to darn large holes. Swiss darning apparently. looks like a great way to darn large holes. Knitting Help, Knitting Socks, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Crafts

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I was fixing the sleeves of an old jacket today, at least one sleeve, I kept the other one for tomorrow :) I had a look for the technique at my Thérèse de Dillmont book (my bible:) and they call it 'Swiss darning'; in the example above you can see how to fix a hole in a knitted cloth, which was fortunately not the case with me, I only had to reinforce the stitches. Tomorrow I will use more shades of brown to make the darning look a bit like a landscape. an awesome technique to repair socks…

Visible Mending as an art form.- Visible Mending as an art form. visible mending as an art form - Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Clothes Patterns, Sewing Clothes, Diy Clothes

Visible Mending as an art form. — The Craft Sessions

I’ve been known to swear about the mending pile. I’m sure many of you are with me. I avoid it and wait till it builds up – aaaand finally get around to it when it is absolutely necessary. However after years of having little kids I have come to love the fact that a bit of creative mending means tha

Repairing a hand knitted sock with a patch Take your time. Repairing a hand knitted sock with a patch Take your time. Repairing a hand knitted sock with a patch Take your time t. Knitting Help, Loom Knitting, Knitting Socks, Knitting Stitches, Hand Knitting, Knitting Patterns, Finger Knitting, Scarf Patterns, Knit Or Crochet

Repairing a hand-knit sock with a knit-in-place patch

Counteracting a throw-away society Considering the time and expense of making hand-knit socks, it is well worth the effort to repair them if you eventually wear through a hole. You say you don't know how to darn a sock? Let me help with these photos and brief explanation of...

Swiss darning apparently. looks like a great way to darn large holes. Swiss darning apparently. looks like a great way to darn large holes. Knitting Help, Knitting Socks, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Crafts

landscape

I was fixing the sleeves of an old jacket today, at least one sleeve, I kept the other one for tomorrow :) I had a look for the technique at my Thérèse de Dillmont book (my bible:) and they call it 'Swiss darning'; in the example above you can see how to fix a hole in a knitted cloth, which was fortunately not the case with me, I only had to reinforce the stitches. Tomorrow I will use more shades of brown to make the darning look a bit like a landscape. an awesome technique to repair socks…

DIY Tutorial on how to Darn - Löcher flicken! Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Patterns, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Diy Craft Projects, Sewing Projects, Make Do And Mend

Darn It! | Make:

Now, let me just start out by saying that I am no darning expert. My grandmother taught me how to darn when I was a kid, but to be honest, I seem to lose

darn it all by knitting iris.a bit like sashiko love it! Crochet Socks, Knitting Socks, Hand Knitting, Knitting Patterns, Knit Crochet, Knitting Projects, Crochet Projects, Inchies, Patches

darn it all

alice won these socks several years back at an fundraising auction for the community arts & dance studio. over the years, she wore holes right through the socks under the balls of her feet. we tried to work out a time for me to teach her how to darn them. when that never happened, she finally just returned them to me, asking me to fix the holes myself. i almost returned them to her, deeming them irreparable, almost just threw them away myself. leaving them next to the trash bin for several…

Sock Darning 101 I need to use a smaller needle than my knitting needle so it'll be ore regular. Knitting Projects, Crochet Projects, Knitting Patterns, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, How To Darn Socks, Yarn Crafts

Darn It!

Those who know me will not be surprised to hear me say that I don’t much like to go clothes shopping. I get very attached to my clothes. ...

Really nice collection of vintage darning eggs. Vintage Sewing Notions, Antique Sewing Machines, Sewing Box, Sewing Tools, Sewing Crafts, Make Do And Mend, Sewing Baskets, Antique Tools, Passementerie

The Loopy Ewe - Yarn Shop - 5/444 - Keeping up with Sheri's Loopy Life...

Keeping up with Sheri's Loopy Life...

How to Mend Your Knits: Darning Holes, Snagged Threads, and Frayed Buttonholes Sewing Hacks, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Sewing A Button, Hand Sewing, Make Do And Mend, How To Make, Visible Mending, Mohair Yarn

How to Mend Your Knits: Darning Holes, Snagged Threads, and Frayed Buttonholes

Have a sweater that's hanging on by a thread? Fix it fast, and add surprising style with a few simple techniques. In this extensive guide, we explain the tools to keep in your knitwear mending kit, plus demonstrate how to darn holes and fix snagged thread or frayed buttonholes.