How to Patch a Hole with Crochetcomments (15) November 11th, 2014
One of my favorite cashmere sweaters has had a nasty hole in the elbow for more than a year now, so it's been residing in the mending pile and I haven't worn it in ages. I miss it! It's pink, so I decided that now was the time to get it back into rotation (it doesn't hurt that it's also October). I found some alpaca yarn I had lying around in a similar pink, and here's what happened:
1. Trim the hole. Using a small, sharp scissors, cut away the worn and fraying edges of the hole. Also remove any runs because they will only continue to spread.