Whether you need to mend a hole in a favorite pair of socks or are knitting or crocheting a new pair, this handy tool is a must-have. Also called a darning egg, Victorian ladies used darners to repair holes in socks and clothes. This practical implement is still very useful today for darning socks and mending mittens, plus they are helpful in doll making, tole painting and other crafts. Made from select hardwood with a natural finish. Sold in a set of 2. Approximately 5 7/8" long.