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How to Darn a Sock

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  1. How to Darn a Sock, How to Darn a Sock: step 1, image 1 of 2 How to Darn a Sock, How to Darn a Sock: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a darning egg (or substitute object) into the sock until the hole is stretched out.

  2. How to Darn a Sock: step 2, image 1 of 2 How to Darn a Sock: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Sew a running stitch around the hole to reinforce it.

    • To make a running stitch, move your needle in and out of the sock a fixed distance apart.

    • The needle is sharp; use caution and avoid poking your hand.

  3. How to Darn a Sock: step 3, image 1 of 2 How to Darn a Sock: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Start a stitch from one side of the hole, about ½” to ⅛” away. Connect one side of the hole to the other using the thread.

    • Run parallel stitches until the hole is fully covered.

  4. How to Darn a Sock: step 4, image 1 of 2 How to Darn a Sock: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate your sock 90 degrees, then repeat step 4 to create a patch.

  5. How to Darn a Sock: step 5, image 1 of 2 How to Darn a Sock: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Weave the extra thread into the sock's fabric, then cut the needle away from the thread.

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