Got an odd sock left over from a washing machine that ate the other? Got a shiney piece of electrickery that you'd like to protect in your pocket? Make a Phone Sock!
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Step 1: Materials
You will need:
1x Old Sock (not so stinky is better)
1 x Hardware for protection (in my case a Noika 6110 Navigator)
1 x Needle and thread (same colour as sock if going for colour coordinated..)
Sooooo..... First up, Measure the phone out on the sock at the ankle end about 2cm below the elastic
Step 2: Snip Snip!
Cut across the sock 4 cm below where the bottom of the phone came to when laid out on the sock (as per last step).
Then cut straight down one edge to produce a rectangle of cloth with a band of elastic at the top.
Step 3: Size and Pin
Take your phone and wrap the inside out material around it, pinching it slightly to make the material stretch (this will keep it nice and snug later).
Slide the phone out and push a pin through to the other side of the cloth and then back through both layers.
Repeat this all along the edge to be sewn. Care here will ensure a nice snug fit later.
Step 4: A Stich in Time....
With the material inside out to the finished version start to sew a seam along the side with the pins, using the pins as a guide and removing them as you go. I used a small knot every centimeter for added strength and durability.
Once you have stitched all the way to the end, stitch back in the opposite direction to the top.
Make sure that when you are stitching near the elastic you stitch in a little to ensure a tighter neck.
Once you're all stitched up, knot the thread and cut off. Turn the pouch inside out, and Voila! Done.
Step 5: Slip It On!
Slip the new phone sock onto your phone and off you go, safe in the knowledge that your hard earned hardware is scratch safe and snug as a bug in the proverbial rug.