A Homemade Life
Welcome to Homemade Life.

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member or join our community if not ....

Chilli-head
Who is online?
In total there is 1 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 1 Guest

None

Most users ever online was 62 on 10th April 2015, 8:24 am
Latest topics
» The frozen February garden
by freebird Today at 12:48 pm

» What arts and craft things have you been making lately?
by Ploshkin Today at 10:33 am

» Green guilty pleasures and penance !
by Dandelion 15th February 2019, 6:11 pm

» Hornbeam avenue
by FloBear 15th February 2019, 5:00 pm

» The gardener's yearbook
by Chilli-head 4th February 2019, 1:24 pm

» Eco funeral options ...
by Dandelion 3rd February 2019, 5:17 pm

» Hungry Birds
by Ploshkin 1st February 2019, 1:01 pm

» First go at proper wine
by FloBear 30th January 2019, 6:36 pm

» January, welcome in a new gardening year
by FloBear 25th January 2019, 2:14 pm

» Seed swap anyone?
by FloBear 25th January 2019, 2:12 pm

» What are you preserving today?
by freebird 18th January 2019, 12:30 pm

» Food environmental impact
by Chilli-head 17th January 2019, 3:36 pm

» Right to repair
by Chilli-head 13th January 2019, 12:03 pm

» New Kiva loan
by Dandelion 4th January 2019, 3:40 pm

» Kiva - Loans that change lives.
by Chilli-head 3rd January 2019, 3:37 pm

» Kiva repayments
by Chilli-head 2nd January 2019, 5:47 pm

» More mead ...
by Chilli-head 2nd December 2018, 9:41 pm

» What are you harvesting today?
by Ploshkin 2nd December 2018, 8:24 pm

» Almost forgot the November garden !
by Ploshkin 18th November 2018, 8:08 pm

» "Reservoirs can make water shortages worse"
by Ploshkin 15th November 2018, 9:44 pm

Statistics
We have 243 registered users
The newest registered user is 1mhavener@gmail.com

Our users have posted a total of 45483 messages in 2325 subjects
Similar topics
Donate to our chosen Charity
Homemade Life forum supports Kiva micro-loans: supporting people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities. You can donate here
Pages we like:


HML on FaceBook

Darning Socks

Go down

default Darning Socks

Post by Nick B on 3rd April 2010, 11:46 am

Please could some one show me how to Darn my wool socks as they have started to get holes in the heels.
This being because my son's have found out where I've put the warm socks and taken them for them selves Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad So now I find that when I go to get them on they nearly have the heels out.
So any help would be most welcome.
Thanks
Nick.

................................................................................................................................
It's Better to be over the Hill then Under IT!![b]
Nick B
Nick B

Posts : 382
Join date : 2009-11-09
Age : 59
Location : Ipswich / Suffolk, East Anglia

Back to top Go down

default Re: Darning Socks

Post by Guest on 3rd April 2010, 11:58 am

The simplest way is to darn....start in the good area above the heal but to one side, pick up a bit across the sock before making a line down the hole to the good bit below the heal, pick up a little to move over a stitch and the make a line up over the hole parallel to the first line. Continue until the hole is covered with up and down lines. Then move over to the side of the hole and do the same but this time weave in and out of the lines already made. Make it close. Some would do it a double weave to give enough cover.

My Nan used to re-knit large holes...
avatar
Guest
Guest


Back to top Go down

default It's been a long time but.....

Post by Daveswife on 4th July 2011, 2:44 pm

......did you get your socks darned?
Daveswife
Daveswife

Posts : 27
Join date : 2011-05-25

Back to top Go down

default Re: Darning Socks

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum