Picture of Sockophones - earphone padding made from socks
As my headphones were a little uncomfortable without padding, I decided to make some. I am a lazy person and sewing takes me very long, so I used old socks to keep it simple.

Step 1: Cutting the socks

Picture of Cutting the socks
First I cut the socks in half. Only the upper tube part is required, the bottom part can serve as padding. Where you cut the socks depends on it's length, thickness and how you want to pad your earphones (as explained on the next page).
CharleneB21 month ago
zwild1 made it!1 month ago

I love it! Great idea. Saved me some serious sewing pain.

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Stanleyn14 months ago

man even i make my cheap logitech headphone better with this kind of repair (even i have to do some improvement because these headphone is undoubtly small) maybe i am not as neat as it is but this should do the trick (and i dont even have to replace my headphone cause i am already comfortable with its weght and sound)

i am very please to follow this guidance, thanks there mate

Yuukix5 months ago

Thank you ! I had a different type of headphones but none the less I like how they turned out . Your idea is genial . Thanks again . Take care .

xSauriaNx5 months ago

I used sponge as the padding though. But thanks a lot! I've found the simplest solution to my problem.

jcampos14 made it!7 months ago
great idea! it gave my headphones new life!
PeterR28 months ago


NalinK made it!1 year ago

Thanks man. Got it done nicely on my panasonic RP-HTX7 :D

bhertzing2 years ago
Thank you for posting this idea. You saved me some cash and cotton is so much more comfortable than the faux leather coverings. My MDR-V600 rock again!
rexubaub3 years ago
I agree this looks good. Only that I'm not sure if this is securely attached.
Maybe you should share how you secured the first half of the sock to the headband joint.. 7.5 of 10!
csmith524 years ago
Tried this, but halfway through I just decided to flip the old cushions inside out and put them back on the headset . Took less than 2 minutes. Done.
fteixeira4 years ago
Very good one, sure i'l try it
sk8er66 years ago
hahahahaha. good job. i have a much smaller pair of headphones, but im gonna try to wing it with felt and baby socks.
redirete6 years ago
I made it! Super. Just a pair of Alitalia socks. Tnx
multisync6 years ago
Thank you, I actually have a headset that has really good sound, but the padding is broken and I don't use them.
This might be the thing for them =D
vasilena6 years ago