LEARN TO DARN

LEARN TO DARN.
Why throw out that old pair of socks with the hole in them. Learn how to repair them, almost back to their original condition.
This is a good article in the subject-
HOW TO DARN A SOCK .
Here is a video using contrasting colors to help show you the actual repair.

A similar technique will also work on sweater repair.

You can purchase darning eggs or you can use a lightbulb to help maintain the shape of the sock during darning. Match the thread/yarn in weight and color to the item being repaired.

For darning supplies (needles, threads, yarns, eggs):
Knit Picks and
Spin Blessing
Both of these sites seem to have reasonable prices and offer other craft items as well.

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