20 May 2011

Every wardrobe needs a crochet hook

Even if you don't crochet, you need a crochet hook in your wardrobe.  A fine crochet hook, either 2.5 or 3mm, is the perfect tool for fixing those pulled and loose threads. As soon as you see a loose thread on a garment, get your crochet hook and use it to pull the thread through to the wrong side. Your clothes will not only look better longer, but they'll last longer too.

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  1. Just found this and this is exactly what I told a young woman at work who borrowed one of my crochet hooks after I told her how easy it is to fix the pulled threads of her lovely jumper.
    As she was interested, I brought out my hook and showed her how to do the job. She was very happy and returned the hook to me a few days later after finishing the job. And she was quite proud of herself for having done a good job of it.
    Do not know if she ever did as I told her, but she never came back to me to borrow a hook after that and the first time was a few years ago.

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    1. Hannah brought me a cardigan yesterday and asked me to fix it, so instead I showed her how to do the simple repair with a crochet hook and some stranded cotton. Ten minutes and the job was done and she can wear her cardi again. Such a simple thing to do, and a great saving over having to buy a replacement for work.

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