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I’ve needed to darn a couple of pairs of socks for a while now. When my 10-year-old daughter ended up staying home from school with a cold I decided today would be the day.

As you can see, just about the entire ball of the foot needed darning on this one. It’s the first pair of socks I ever knit, so it has deep sentimental value to me. I knit them almost four years ago, so their durability has been great, despite the need for the occasional patch job in the high-stress areas.

I have some of the original yarn available, but I kinda’ like the funkiness of using a different yarn when I repair a sock, especially when it’s a plain solid color like this one. Now, off to do the other one.

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