Darn Socks

I spent most of yesterday darning socks. One of them had quite a lot wear as you can tell from that picture! I wasn’t completely sure if it’d be worth it to darn it. It might be too large a darn to be comfortable to wear.

But even if it isn’t super comfortable, I think it was worth darning the sock. If nothing else to get a bit of practice and to be honest it is quite relaxing to just sit and do a bit of stitching where you don’t have to think too much. A mindful activity you might say.

It is very satisfying, darning socks. Even if they are just pretty cheap super market socks! I never used to darn my socks, but I think it is very much worth it. Even if it only makes the socks last a little bit longer…

Do you darn your socks?

That’s a pretty big area, huh?! I suppose I could have done it a bit more invisible but if you’re going to spend all the time darning it, why hide it?!

That same blue sock also had a smaller hole on the other side, so I did a woven darn on that, using the same colours.

And the other sock had just a tiny hole, which I patched with some buttonhole stitch.

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2 Comments

  1. NYCgirl
    December 7, 2020 / 7:19 pm

    Yes I also try to darn but omg yours is 😍😍😍I have no idea what kind of stitch that blue is in the middle of the pink but it is a gorgeous result.
    Thank you for sharing !

    • Carina
      Author
      December 9, 2020 / 9:22 am

      Thank you! :-)
      Both the blue and pink stitching on the large darn is buttonhole stitch. :-)

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