Make a Perfect Headband from Over-the-Knee Socks

| 11/2/2016 9:57:00 AM

Tags: sewing, do it yourself projects, repurposing, Mary Ann Reese, Washington,

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These easy-to-make cozy warm headbands can be worn by anyone. I had several pair of over-the-knee socks at home that I no longer wore, so it was easy for me to just use what I already had on hand. If you don’t have any over-the-knee socks check local thrift stores, second hand shops, or even consignments stores who may have a few inexpensive socks.

The length of an adult size over-the-knee sock is the perfect length for an adult headband or can be cut shorter for a child size headband. Just measure the child’s head and subtract 2-3 inches for stretch.

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Using over-the-knee socks to make these ten-minute wonders opens up a whole new world of choices for cozy headbands. Think of it! Headbands for men, women, and children can be charming as they coordinate with your outdoor clothes or practical to pair with your jeans and t-shirts.

Make more than one to have several to choose from as you bundle up for a cool winter day or evening. I’m looking for cable knit socks at second hand stores for a great holiday headband. I’ve seen cute animal print socks which would be perfect for a fun headband or a special holiday gift.
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