Great way to mend a hole in a knit sweater
This few min video is a reflection of years of expertise. The ability to judge proper yarn length and tension is what makes it so captivating and appear effortless.
This is absolutely incredible. I’ve been knitting & crocheting for 55 years… and I KNOW the incredible skill it took to make this repair. I consider myself intermediate in skill, but I do not believe I could do this without intensive patience and multiple attempts. I can replace a zipper….but I know to leave it to someone better than me. Similarly, I suspect that I would have to leave this job to younger fingers & clearer eyes. I hope the recipient of this repair appreciates the fine artistic skill required.
How was this done right in front of my eyes-each step with perfect crystal clear filming and yet I still have no idea how she did that.
I am a 65 y.o. seamstress/tailor and have done this and yes with patience and practice born of necessity and experiencethis works beautifully.
Well done!This is one of the most informative and beneficial tutorials that I have seen in years. I have honestly lost most of the tips and tricks taught to me by mother having not knitted for years after her passing and for it not really being cool for my generation, growing up. This is one of those types of techniques that my mom would demonstrate effortlessly and leave me in awe of everything she knew how to fix. I so miss her well of knowledge. Thank you for sharing this and for reminding me that I can still draw from her knowledge by seeking out the community that keeps it alive. ❤❤❤I don’t sew, knit or crochet. I will probably never mend a sweater, yet here I am 6am, coffee and watching YOU, mend a sweater. Fascinating!🤗
I just mended two holes in a sweater for my husband by watching this video 😊 thanks for teaching how to do this ❤️
This is exquisite! I was looking for a video to mend a hole in a sweater. This is amazing! I don’t think I can do this but I truly enjoyed watching the process! TFS!The first part with the needle seems easy to follow, the rest with that fancy sewing tool looks like borderline magic! That item in use looks simple yet intricate at the same time.
The issue with holes in knitted garments is that the row directly under can unravel in the same spot, and then the next row so you get a gaping hole that runs vertically all the way down. Unless one of these loops catches directly below the lower row of the hole, the hole will get longer every time the garment is stretched slightly. This stitching looks awesome, BUT you need to mend the hole first!
Incroyable dextérité et savoir-faire pour récupérer un pull que l’on aime au lieu de le jeter. L’exécution et le blocage des fils de laine afin de faire durer la réparation sont parfaits. Pas facile à reproduire sans expérience, mais trés bien expliqué dans cette vidéo.
This is absolutely amazing! I’m really not sure what it’s going to look like when I give it a try, but I’m excited to give it a go!
Beautiful repair. This talent used to be much more common in earlier days when people respected their clothes and expected them to last for many years.
What an amazingly useful little tool the small rug hook is, I have never seen that small but I’d love to own one I can think of so any times it would have come in handy
Aside from the fancy needle that I’ve never seen in my life, the tricky stitches, and complicated loops, this is the simplest hack I’ve ever seen! 🤭Thank you for this video. Amazing!
I don’t think even my German-born Grandmother attained this level of skill, although she could knit and crochet.
This should be taught in schools.Thank you very much for this!
As it happens, there’s a hole in my favourite camping sweater. It’s made of really nice quality wool, and gets me through the coldest days in the woods. I was holding off on doing the work on it, because I can’t honestly say that I have confidence that I can do an aesthetically pleasing job with what I remember of the technique that I learned growing up, And my awesome grandmother isn’t around to correct my technique. It’s OK for socks, but a person never wants to make a sweater look worse.I’d seen this video on my feed a few times and liked the concept, but felt like it was probably just some pro showing off and calling it “ASMR” or somesuch bunkus. After repairing an old sweater with stuff I had on hand, now I find this video really cool and I feel like I really learned something!
I wanted to salvage a vintage sweater (doubly-vintage since I bought it, like, 20 years ago) that I’d hardly worn in fear of expanding a small hole in the front. My repair isn’t perfect since I used “close enough” color matching to some all-purpose thread (17-thickness to imitate yarn), a big needle, and a small crochet hook (2.75mm) it’s not a bad patch-up.
Obviously, this is going to work best if the thread is close to the original, but the technique is gentle enough on the garment that I feel like it can be worn until a better replacement thread is found. Try it yourself! It’s actually pretty fun! I’m sure almost everyone has a sweater somewhere to try this out on 😀