This is what the little ball on your unpicker is actually for...

Publish Date
Tuesday, 2 January 2018, 1:29PM

If you’re into sewing, chances are you have unpicker or seam ripper.

These sharp little treasures slice along a stitch on a garment and are ideal for neatly taking off clothing labels - or fixing a mistake quickly.

But we've just found out we’ve been using our unpickers the wrong way this whole time...