In previous blogs, I’ve told you about darning needles, and also about choosing yarn for your darning project. Now, let’s talk about darning styles or techniques. How do you decide which mending technique to use?
It is (almost) always the case that there are several different ways to approach any mending project. Today, I’ll share several darning techniques, the level of difficulty, and how long you can expect each darn to take.
The good news is, there is a lot of overlap when it comes to what materials are used for which type of stitching.
This also means that as a beginner, it might be confusing to know how to choose the type of thread or yarn to use for your specific project.
I’ll explain different types of thread, and also yarn (I think it’s fine to use these terms interchangeably), and the terms or numbers you might see when looking for materials to use for your project.
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.