Learn How to Darn a Sock!

Museum Advisory Council Curator of Costume and Textiles, Patty Edmonson, teaches how to darn a sock.

During WWI and WWII a culture of “Make Do and Mend” emphasized using your resources wisely as well as helping others – both things that we’re all doing right now. During WWI, school children in Cleveland learned to knit so that they could send scarves and other items to soldiers.