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To keep warm, I am making yarn from socks and using the "sock" yarn in various warming ways.
Make a nice pile of socks next to your sewing machine. Continue, assembly-line fashion!
Mate socks toe to toe. Push one sock into the other & sew across the toes. I sewed back and forth. Working with 2 at a time, sew the socks tog...
Sew all of the paired units together at the cuff. Slip one cuff into another & sew where they lap, using the identicle back and forth technique us...
Yarn keeps us warm. Sewn together at the sides, this "sock" yarn makes a blanket, a curtain, a rug...
To knit with "sock" yarn, begin with the Half-hitch Cast-on because it is the easiest! The gauge (XL) of the yarn required large knitting pins. I ...
I crocheted the "sock" yarn with my hand, not finding a large enough hook. Warm up with a scarf or use your scarf to play with the dogs, warming al...
Draft elimination! We used to say that in the 60's!!
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I wonder what it would look like with complimentary colors.... Tube socks would be great, eliminating the bulky heels that seem to stick out. Interesting take on 'sock yarn'. :)
Thank-you for noticing and commenting! If we(my family) had ever worn tube-sox I would have made this sooner. I hate those things. I am also developing a smaller more colorful version made from children's sox.
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