Tag Archives for mending
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
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
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
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
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.