Sock It to Me: Recycle Socks Into New Garments

Don't throw them away. If you're good with a sewing needle you can recycle socks into hats, mittens, and scarves. Here's how.

recycle socks - baby bootee
Begin by cutting a sock just below the ribbing, forming a curved toe. Keep in mind that you'll need to perform each step twice to make a pair of bootees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff