Excellent Swiss Darning Demo

This is the best, most clear demonstration we’ve found of how to mend knits with this beautiful technique. Swiss Darning is also called Duplicate Stitching - it ‘duplicates’ each stitch so it blends in beautifully!

http://knitfreedom.com To darn socks or mend a hole in knitting, first clean up the edges as best you can by trimming yarn ends that are sticking out. Use a crochet hook to re-knit any stitches that have fallen out. Using a tapestry needle, weave a thin thread through the stitches vertically to create some structure.

From the Library of Lost Arts: Darning

Is darning meditation? or mending? The most important thing is that it’s fun to do.

Here’s a good starting tutorial

Need some inspiration? Have a look at  Tom of Holland’s IG page  and try not to get excited.  and here are  more tips from Tom’s website

Need some inspiration? Have a look at Tom of Holland’s IG page and try not to get excited.

and here are more tips from Tom’s website