Synonyms for Darning:

n.

applique, alteration, needlework, embroidery, chain stitch, needlepoint, cross-stitch. needlepoint (noun)
needlework.

v.

restoring (verb)
fixing, Overhauling, rejuvenating, reconstituting, curing, Rehabilitating, reconditioning, improving, renovating, healing, mending, Restoring, reviving.

Other synonyms:

chain stitch, cross-stitch, embroidery, applique, needlework, needlepoint. alteration. Other relevant words:
embroidery, applique, needlework, needlepoint.

Usage examples for darning

  1. Then besides, I have to spend a good deal of time reading to her, and darning stockings; and I have a great many other things to do, Norton. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  2. And so she sang away, doing the week's stint of darning as the stocking drill at the Pilgrim Rally had helped her wonderfully, and now she was quite assured that her mother did not have to do her work over. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
  3. She was darning the coarse gray stockings that adorned her husband's awkward feet, but she did her work as daintily as if they had been my lady's delicate silken hose. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon