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Let's talk about darning needles and how to decide which type to use

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Let's talk about darning needles and how to decide which type to use

Darning needles may not be the most exciting topic, but using the right needle can make a big difference in how your darning turns out. And I think that's worth a little attention. 

When I first started darning, I was so mired in the darning process that I didn't pay much attention to needles. I started darning more frequently, and taking on larger mending projects, and in turn began paying closer attention to the needle that I used to complete various darning tasks.

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What the heck is darning?

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What the heck is darning?

F.A.Q.'s for Darning Socks Darning has been around forever, and is a simple and useful skill to learn and share. There are many types of darning, most of them work as a technique to weave a patch in place, where the fabric has worn through.Here is a very simple darning step by step that works to weave a patch over the top of a hole, a.k.a. surface darning. 

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