Handmade wooden darning egg
This wooden darning egg is hand-made in the UK by Surrey based wood-turner David Robinson at 'Beautiful Wood' from reclaimed cherry wood.
The egg shaped top make its easy to stretch over your woollen item while the tactile handle ensures you can have a firm grasp while mending your much loved socks and sweaters.
A beautiful tactile thing - it is a true heirloom sewing tool that you can pass down through the generations as they learn to love sewing as you do!
Each one has a unique grain due its hand-made nature, making no two the same. They are made in short runs - please see other listings for the variation among the current batch.
They are the perfect gift for the discerning sewist in your life, and truly pleasing to use.
In todays world sustainability is so important, and this darning egg gives you the ability to make-do and mend while you use a beautiful hand crafted item with a low carbon foot print and also support a UK artisan maker.
As these are handmade each one varies slightly in nature, but in general they measure:
4.5 cm diameter x 20 cm length