A Darning-Needle A Darning-Needle
By Andrew Lang ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) A needle is used for sewing, and a darning needle is used for simple jobs, like... A Darning-Needle

By Andrew Lang
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 1)

A needle is used for sewing, and a darning needle is used for simple jobs, like fixing holes in socks. In this story, the Darning needle thinks too highly of herself, giving us a story about pride and vanity.

There was once a Darning-needle that was used to fix holes in clothing. The Darning-needle thought she was very pretty. She believed she was an embroidery-needle, which is used to make beautiful patterns.

“Be careful! Hold me tight!” said the Darn...

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