What is a thread pull?
Pulled thread embroidery, also known as drawn fabric, is a form of whitework that does not involve cutting the fabric threads. Drawn thread embroidery, however, is where fabric threads are cut and withdrawn, leaving a hole.
What is an underwater snag?
In forest ecology, a snag refers to a standing, dead or dying tree, often missing a top or most of the smaller branches. In freshwater ecology it refers to trees, branches, and other pieces of naturally occurring wood found sunken in rivers and streams; it is also known as coarse woody debris.
How do you fix a big hole in a knitted sweater?
How to Fix a Knit Sweater Hole
- Step 1- Make a knot. Locate the area of the hole and put a sheet or cardboard of contrasting color to the sweater to allow you to see your work better.
- Step 2- Frame Stitch. Stitch around the hole like the on the image below.
- Step 3- Cross it.
- Step 4- Net it.
Does putting tights in the freezer work?
No, really! “Freezing your tights is a quirky, yet budget-savvy way to help keep your tights longer, (and stay) run-free, lint-free and vibrant in color. The chilly temps firm and strengthen the individual fibers of your tights, making them less susceptible to runs later on.
How do I keep my tights from rolling down?
Choose a pair of underwear that covers your bottom, like boy shorts or a bikini cut. Shimmy them on up over your tights and pull them up so they are snug against your crotch. High-waisted underwear will provide even more staying power. The second pair of underwear holds up your tights so they don’t fall down.