Darning an Intarsia Christmas Stocking

October through December is a special time of year for me—Christmas stocking repair time, when one in five of my knitwear repair clients sends me a worn Christmas stocking. I’ve seen some interesting damage done to Christmas stockings—one, made in acrylic yarn, that a fire had melted, and another that a pet had gnawed through […]

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Drat. You go to pull out your favorite handknitted sweater, the cozy cabled piece you love, only to find a pull, snag, or—heavens—a hole! What’s a knitter to do? Repair it! When you spend so much time working on a piece, it only makes sense that you’d want to mend it to extend its life. […]

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