How do I fix a hole in my knitting?

Why do I get holes in my knitting?

Usually, it happens in stitch patterns that have both knits and purls in the same row. The hole appears when you bring the yarn to the front of the work as if for purling, then realise that the next stitch is a knit according to your pattern, and knit that stitch without moving the yarn to the back of the work.

How do you fix a hole in a knitted glove?

Starting at least a quarter-inch outside of the worn area, weave darning thread in and out of the purl bumps, reinforcing the worn area. Go up and down and back and forth until the worn area has the same density as the original knitting. Make sure not to pull too tight, or the fabric will be stiff and might pucker.

How can I fix a hole in a sweater without sewing?

Place a piece of wax paper over the hole and fusing web so that the iron doesn’t stick. Step 4: Hold the iron on the hole and fusing web for about 10 seconds. And that’s it! This is such an easy, effective way to patch small holes without having to find your sewing kit.

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