We’re always being told to reduce, reuse, recycle, but another “r” that doesn’t get as much press is repair. Before cheap clothes made over seas and fast fashion, people took better care of their clothes (and clothes were made better).
One way to take care of your clothes is to patch holes. Children, especially, are very good at taking out the knees off their pants. Here is a quick and easy patch you can sew on, which is strong enough to last for a couple hand-me-down cycles.