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« on: December 31, 2013 01:20:45 PM »

Have a woven blanket that has a thread that popped out and is sticking out from the weave. Any tricks to fix it?

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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2013 01:38:58 PM »

As a cat slave (we have 6), I feel your pain. Best bet is to grab a big needle (like you'd use to finish a crochet project) and pull the threads back in through the hole, then try to tuck 'em in between woven layers. It's worked on a couple of blankets, and a few sweaters. Good luck!  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2013 05:29:48 PM »

Well, your fuzzy out of focus picture does not really tell your story well, but another solution {in additon to the one shared by leopardstripes} is to perhaps crochet a "doo dad" type ornament, and stitch it over the hole, or maybe just purchase a patch type ornament, or put a ribbon rose type flower over it?

There is also a product called Stitch Witch that seals threads from continuing to unravel. It is used a lot for machine embroidery, when you cut the back side threads {oops} too close. It is also called liquid stitch, and is used for hemming. I am not speaking the iron on kind of webbing, but the liquid in a bottle. There are many different brands if you google it. It will at least keep the hole from growing larger.

But weaving in the threads, or adding some weaving into it is probably a good fix. If you can find the threads in similar colors, and back weave into the pattern. Hope this helps.


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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2014 06:06:47 AM »

Is the thread big enough to maybe tie another piece to and work a couple of stitches? Or maybe even think of how you would darn a sweater. I think that might be your best bet.


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