Darning vs. Patching

Darning vs. Patching — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Darning and Patching

Darningverb

To mend (a garment, for example) by weaving thread or yarn across a gap or hole.

Patchingnoun

The act of one who patches.

Darningverb

To repair a hole, as in a garment, by weaving thread or yarn across it.

Patchingnoun

the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it

Darningverb

To damn.

Darningnoun

A hole repaired by weaving thread or yarn across it

a sock full of darns.

Darninginterjunction

Used to express dissatisfaction or annoyance.

Darningadverb

Damn.

Darningnoun

A repair made by darning.

Darningnoun

the act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads