Tag Archives for mending

Reknitting or Sweater Maintenance

Thank you so very much for the marvellous response to my post last week. As I said, it wasn’t a post I expected to write and now I am so glad I did, as you really got me thinking and … Continue reading

26. June 2018 by Rebecca
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Endurance Retrofit

I could not have known when I was finishing my Endurance yoke sweater that I wouldn’t get the chance to wear it much. Endurance was made as part of the Shackleton Knit Along organised by Fiber Trek last year. We … Continue reading

29. June 2017 by Rebecca
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Darn Sock

It is still slow and steady here at Needle and Spindle, so sock darning is about the right pace. After encountering this wonderful darning technique on Local and Bespoke, I found that a pair of my favourite socks were needing … Continue reading

07. June 2016 by Rebecca
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Trews and Frock

Older readers might remember my Trouser Quest last year, to find the perfect trouser pattern.  For me that pattern is New Look 6713, recommended by and borrowed from my neighbour.  After fitting and altering the basic pattern, I have made this pattern three … Continue reading

01. August 2014 by Rebecca
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Grumpy Scots Monsters

Moth holes gorn – grumpy Scots Monsters arrive.  Our dear girl pleased with repairs. Monsters made of pure wool Scottish scarf offcuts from skirt project fulled in washing machine, buttons and embroidery floss. Holes darned from behind.

25. October 2012 by Rebecca
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