Darning is a sewing technique used to repair holes or worn areas on fabric. It can also be done on knitted and crocheted things too. Usually, it is done by hand, but can also be done by machine. 248 more words
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Knitting, darning and a productive conference | Breien, stoppen en een conferentie met tastbaar resultaat
It’s a dying art.
I’m talking about mending clothes. In my experience, many of the generation of women before mine made it a point of pride to regard the gentle domestic arts as beneath their dignity as liberated women, describing domestic skills as being under-valued ‘women’s work’ and taking no pride in practising household economy. 484 more words
I knitted my first pair of socks 5 years ago this month. (Happy sockaversary me, yay!) My aim is to have at least 8 machine-washable pairs, then I can wear hand knitted socks every day in winter without having to do a sock wash more than once a week. 1,128 more words