Collection by Rhoda Mccallen

How to repair a hole with a knit-in patch. Brilliant!

Repairing a hand-knit sock with a knit-in-place patch

Counteracting a throw-away society Considering the time and expense of making hand-knit socks, it is well worth the effort to repair them if you eventually wear through a hole. You say you don't know how to darn a sock? Let me help with these photos and brief explanation of...

Free sock pattern on Ravelry

Little Dragon Socks

This is a toe-up sock with a backwards Dutch

Hand Knitted Things: Knitted Sock Heel Repair - for experienced knitters only.

Knitted Sock Heel Repair

I should have known better than to wear soft, fine merino and alpaca wool hand knitted socks with hiking boots. Very soon the fine wool was worn away and holes appeared. As these were a favourite pair of socks I thought about making a repair using the darning method. I confess, I've never repaired a pair of socks. Therefore, I did a quick search for darning instructions. While browsing various methods I came across a knitted heel option which looked so much better than a darning patch. The…

Helpot ja nopeatekoiset pitsiset Juhannussukat :)

Midsummer socks

Helpot ja nopeatekoiset pitsiset Juhannussukat :)