darning

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the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads

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Continue using a darning egg when you work this darn.
Cinch up each stitch just until it lies smoothly against the surface of your darning egg, and then work the next stitch.
Once in a while, you might also remove the darning egg and try on the sock to check that it's still fitting the way you want it to.
Darning eggs and mushrooms are slightly different shapes, but they serve the same purpose.
And then a neighbor gave her a darning egg after a garage sale.
I never learned to use a darning egg, but the theory of darning is simple and applicable to anything knitted, from sweaters to socks to T-shirts.