I didn't add sock puppets, but have done so many in the past, that people started asking me to either make some for them, or teach them how to make them, like mine. I once had my daughter's 'Brownie' troop bring some in, and we made sock puppets for the other little kids in their lives, as Christmas gifts.
Marc Dube wrote:I cheat when it comes to socks and buy one brand one colour so I dont have to worry about mismatched socks just the one single one after the rest have been folded. .
Mark Brunnr wrote:Apparently you can open up the back of at least some washers and find lost socks that way. I recall doing this once for some friends and found about 15 socks piled up inside on the bottom of the washer.
Steve Thorn wrote:I don't know about y'all, but my socks have a tendency to vanish, usually just one of a matching pair, almost never both.
I don't know where they go, how they go, or when they go, but they go somewhere, somehow.
I've tried to minimize this from happening by folding the matched socks together, so they are connected when I put them in the dirty clothes, which seems to help a lot.
I have quite a few older mismatched socks. I have kept them, hoping I will find their match. Sometimes I find the match, sometimes I never find it.
So lately I've been putting these mismatched socks to use, wearing these pairs of mismatched socks around the house.
I've designated a separate basket to put the dirty mismatched socks in that don't have a match after they are used, which helps me keep my sanity, as trying to find the matches for the normal socks is already challenging enough. This way the mismatched socks are all washed together, and I don't have to worry about mixing them with matching pairs, and I just dump them in the clean basket for mismatched socks.
I feel like with this method I'm able to get good use out of perfectly good socks, even if they don't have a match, and who knows, if the other match ever wanders home, I'll have its match ready and willing to reunite with it! Hopefully I won't forget and wear them out, but who knows, it could start a new fad.
Is anyone else upcycling mismatched socks and wearing them around the house?