A use for old socks

I have this piece of sock art in my laundry room.


It’s a place for odd socks to hang out until they find their mate based on this makeover idea. Unfortunately, some socks seem to hang there forever and I eventually toss them in the trash.

However, now that Jacqueline has discovered a way to make use of these lonely socks I may never toss one again. Okay, maybe the ones with holes will still go…

Doll sized leggings from socks: a picture tutorial





(Turn them right side out and you have a pair of warm winter tights the perfect size to squeeze into a Christmas stockings…)

If you have any experience with a needle and thread you should be able to figure this out using the picture. For those less adventurous I found these stylin’ sock patterns online:

At Find a Nanny learn to make this sophisticated knit dress from a sock.


At Obsessively Stitching make pants, socks, hats, and scarves from socks.

all dressed

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