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aholaknitting
10-02-2009, 06:57 AM
I recently completed an Auburn Camp Shirt. I was trying to remove the little "wool balls" that occurred during blocking and my little hand held machine sucked the shirt in and cut the wool. I have one stitch on a pin and a yarn end. I'm wondering if anyone can help me out with how to fix the hole. The shirt is completed so I really don't want to have to take it apart. Does anyone have any suggestions?

suzeeq
10-02-2009, 09:55 AM
Take some of the yarn and sew them closed. Weave it over the sts that are broken to secure them and thread the ends through the nearby stitches.

cftwo
10-02-2009, 10:02 AM
What Sue is talking about is also called darning. Use a length of extra yarn to darn it - you can pick up that loop with a stitch and then weave the rest of the yarn in to secure it.