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 - turtleneck shirt, front
Turn the garment wrong side out and sew up the shoulder seams. Fold the 3" sock sections you've reserved for the cuffs in half, and attach them to the ends of the arms.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff