What is Darning you ask? Well knit happens and it is when a knitted garment is in need of repair. Repairs are easy and quick, DON"T wait until the hole is large and harder to repair!! And with a little bit of help from youtube, or wikihow help is just around the corner for easy directions on how to repair. Buffalo Wool Company has put together kits to help in that repair process as well. The kit includes a small spool of yarn to match your garment, darning needle and set of instructions.
Quick links to help you out: Wikihow remember "A stitch in time, saves time"
Each kit contains:
- 1 (one) darning needle
- 60 inches of yarn (choose the fiber that fits your product)
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Perfect, as usual.
The kit was adequate to repair my BWC socks, but the fact that I needed to repair a pair of socks that are advertised as being tough enough for everyday all day wear is very disappointing. Perhaps you could include a darning egg in the kit so buyers will be able to repair all of the sock failures I suspect are coming.
I was impressed by the high quality of this little kit. It came with everything that I needed. I had seen a video on the internet on how to darn a wool garment and the needle and wool worked well with this process. Great product.
I am ordering a needle threader, otherwise I can't get the thread into the eye of the needle. I asked my partner, who has more sewing experience and better eyes, and she could do it, but I can't. You might consider putting a needle threader into the kit.
Also, I have more holes in socks to darn than the thread provided in the kit will cover. I like this thread and will order more, but more thread in the kit would be good, too.
Or maybe a two sizes of kit? Bigger kit has more thread and a needle threader? Or needle threader as an option for those who need it?
Including the needle is the kind of attention to detail that makes you guys so great.
it had the needle I was looking for and yarn the right weight. it was everything I was looking for and nothing I didn't want.
This was great and I saved a pair of socks that I LOVE.
I have a pair of gloves I got several years ago at the SAFF fair held near Asheville, NC. Love the gloves but needed to darn a wear place after much use. While I love the kit, I did have to call (great folks!) to find it on the website. Maybe I'm computer-challenged, but its location was not clear.
The kit itself is great because it includes a darning needle! And the service was wonderful.
Eyeing those great socks next!
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