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Darning 2.0: Swiss, Scotch and Honeycomb

Level up your darning skills!

  • 50 US dollars
  • Studio|Summit Selvage|24th Avenue Northeast

Service Description

The Darning 2.0 class is designed for those who have experience with darning or knitting and want to take their mending skills to the next level. We will start by reviewing swiss darning (aka duplicate stitch) to use as reinforcement and how to repair holes. Additionally we’ll explore scotch and honeycomb darning, which are both variations on a blanket stitch, and can also be used to repair holes or reinforce knitwear. Swiss darning is typically used as the least visible technique to repair knits, if that’s your goal. All three techniques are best applied to knitwear fabrics and, unlike traditional darning, will maintain the natural stretch of the knit. You can bring along your own knitwear to repair if you’d like or a knitwear sample will be provided. Rachel Weigelt is the owner and operator of Frayed Threads Mending in northeast Seattle, where she offers textile mending and tailoring services. She will walk you through the steps to repair your knitwear with these three darning techniques. What you get (stuff you get to keep from the class): Darning Needle Small card of darning yarn for your project Knitwear sample, if needed Printed hand out Provided by Studio (stuff that stays here): Scissors Darning egg, mushroom or surface for darning What to Bring: An item or items of clothing that you’d like to repair. These techniques are suitable for knitted sweaters, hats, socks, scarves or mittens. If you don’t have something you’d like to bring, a knitwear sample can be provided. Rachel Packing List: Darning sampler Tool jars Hand outs Yarn Darning wool Darning mushroom Threaders **Cancellation Policy** Students have a 24-hour grace period immediately following the purchase of a class to receive a refund, if requested in writing by the student. Beyond this 24-hour grace period, refunds will not be issued under any circumstance. If a student cancels a class in writing at least 7 days prior to the class date, the student will receive a credit for the class. Credits are valid for 1 year from the date of cancellation. Students can email when they are ready to use their credit. If FTM cancels a workshop or class due to teacher illness, the workshop or class will be rescheduled for a later date. If a student cannot attend the rescheduled workshop or class, a credit will be issued and will be valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Please reschedule or cancel at least 3 hours before the beginning of your appointment.

Contact Details

  • 7502 24th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA, USA


  • Summit Selvage, 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA


  • Frayed Threads Mending, 7502 24th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, USA


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