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How to mend- Sweaters and knits

I know you were probably expecting “How to hem pants- Part 2.”  #realtalk: I don’t have any dress pants that need to be hemmed right now.   1,474 more words

Tutorial

Fixing Those Darn Holes in Knitted Socks

One of the reasons I love knitting socks is the fact that they rarely get holes. Back in the days of store-bought socks, I was dealing with holes every few months, which meant I had to keeping buying more socks. 612 more words

Writing

Darn it!

I’ve been knitting socks for approximately three years. My first two pairs are no longer with me. One pair was a gift for my grandfather and I have no notion of how they fair. 396 more words

Knitty

Yarn Along XIV



I’m not even going to check my 16 for 2016 list because I feel sure I said no more buying yarn, as I need to use what I have. 257 more words

Crochet

Visible mending

I can’t remember what combination of blog links led me to this post on the TomofHolland site about a visible mending project, but I liked the ideas behind it, and the visual effect, and put it in my mental try-this-someday file. 233 more words

Embroidery

Another take on Darning

I adore the Turkish Bedsocks pattern from Churchmouse Yarns. I do have to adjust the row height around the heel, though, or they slip off a little too easily. 66 more words

Knitting

From 2015 to 2016

Happy new year to all my blog readers! Now that it is 2016, I would like to reflect on what 2015 brought me, and my thoughts about the year ahead. 769 more words

Knitting