Socks rescued and reused for household items

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Socks are one article of clothing that seem to wear out the quickest. Not to mention, you’ve probably collected a whole pile of orphaned ones and ones that didn’t belong to you in the first place. It’s a total shame to have to get rid of them, so why not come up with cool DIY projects and recycle them into something a bit more useful. Here are some cool ways to reuse worn out or old socks. Make sure to wash them thoroughly before you put them to use!

1. Sock Cozies

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Dress up your favorite mug with a sock sleeve. This will be especially helpful now that we have some brisk winter nights ahead.

Arm Warmers

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Have a hole in your sock? Cut off the bottom and use the top to keep you arms cozy!

Sock Gloves

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Cut off the tip and create finger-less gloves. Check out the tutorial here!

A Sock Mop

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The perfect use for an orphan socks. Dampen the sock with cleaning solution and stretch over your Swiffer (or similar) head.

 

A Sock Puppet

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A classic use if you’re missing one sock out of the pair.

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