Darn across the hole in the same way, taking up every alternate stitch as in weaving.
It is a good plan, especially in knees of stockings and knitted underwear, to baste a piece of fine net over a worn or broken place and darn over it.
In knees and heels of stockings, or knitted underwear, a piece of net large enough to extend beyond the thin part should be basted carefully; then darn down the outer edges of the net and finally the hole or thin place.
The stitches around any darn should not end in a stiff even line; this makes a hard edge which does not wear and is unsightly, and uncomfortable if on underwear.
Moreover, she could darn stockings so well that the darn looked like a part of the stocking.
The other little girls were now very repentant; and when their fingers were well, they all learned to darn stockings at once.
So you shall darn the stockings, and if you do them well, I'll cook one of the others first instead of you.
Why shouldn't this one darn while the others boil?
Only I'd a darn sight rather see you up and about.
Darn it, do you know just talking about it makes me feel as if I could sit right down now and start in on one.
A right-down slick and shrewd 'un, darn me if he ain't!
E h'excused hisself darn there by the pub and the trams.
And yer opened the door by the pub darnthere and jumped h'out.
You'll find American citizens out there, a darn sight harder type to pronounce than what I am.
Darn it all, why didn't Limber stick along with us all the time and keep us from gettin' into this mix-up?
I think a darn sight more of him than do of that bunch of boot-lickers that had the colossal nerve to pretend I scored fifty!
So, he asked me to come as his guest, and he's promised that after he's landed the expedition and the arms I can write as much about it as I darn please.
Well, I sure told 'em their right names for once, gol darn 'em!
That's what you get--" "Do you think I want my darter to marry a gol darn fool?
And a gol darn nice fellow, too," Uncle Henry went on.
Uncle Henry had no hesitation in answering: "Because he come to skin us out of this place, gol darn him!