What is Swiss darning on knitting?
Swiss darning, also known as duplicate stitch, is a great way to add small details to your knitting. It works by covering a stitch with an embroidery stitch the same shape as the stitch beneath it. … All you need is a tapestry needle and some yarn, and a piece of stocking stitch knitting to practise on.
How do you darn a hole?
Learn how to do darning by hand, step by step.
- Start stitching your hole from the back of the fabric.
- Stitch up and down along the width of your hole.
- Next, stitch horizontally along the hole’s length. …
- Finish the stitch with a knot or by winding the thread back through a few stitches.
- Trim the excess thread.