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 - finished baby bootee
Fold under the raw edges of the material and stitch the strip to the inside of the sock, overlapping the fabric where its ends meet. The resulting band folds down to form a cuff.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff