32 responses

  1. Jessica @ Mom 4 Real
    September 27, 2012

    Oh my cuteness! I am dying over these! I have an entire bag of sweaters that were heading to Goodwill…so, guess what I’ll be making…fabulous!

  2. Peggy
    September 27, 2012

    I have a number of sweaters headed for a yard sale tomorrow so I guess I had better start snipping instead… I just love these! Now to find some boots that won’t kill the bank and aren’t too tight in the calves. :)

  3. Lee Ann
    September 27, 2012

    Another super easy way is to just cut them off and use the wrist part as the top.

    And ummmmmm…..patiently (not really) awaiting part 7 :)

  4. Krista J.
    September 27, 2012

    This is SO super cute!! I want to fund some sweaters from goodwill to do this now!
    I just have one question… How does the knit not come undone when you cut it away from the seam?

    • Holly
      September 27, 2012

      The fabric on my sweaters didn’t unravel at all, it kinda just rolled over and I sewed the trim over the edge to cover it. The first sweater was made out of something that probably would unravel more easily, but once the trim was sewn on it, it was fine. I haven’t tried to wash them yet… I will probably hand wash them anyway :) Let me know if you try it!!

  5. Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon
    September 27, 2012

    Adorable girls!!!

  6. Christy @ Our Southern Home
    September 28, 2012

    This is a fabulous idea! I knit and was planning to make these for my daughter (13) and me to share! I may just skip it now and head to GoodWill! You never cease to amaze us!!!

    • Beckie
      September 28, 2012

      Christy! Thanks…..Can’t wait till I can share clothes with my daughter…

  7. Michelle
    September 28, 2012

    Super cute! Did you make the skirt (layered, color-blocked one) with the non-boot cuffed shot? That looks SO adorable, too!

    • Holly and Nat @ My Sister’s Suitcase
      September 30, 2012

      Michelle, I didn’t make the skirt, but I am totally going to try to make one now! My friend who was taking pictures of me in the socks had that cute wrap skirt and I just threw it on for the picture!

  8. Bettsi
    September 28, 2012

    Very cute, Beckie! I LOVE the Halloween socks!

  9. SheilaG @ Plum Doodles
    September 28, 2012

    Ok, I love these! I don’t have any boots, though- hmm, good excuse to buy some. Gots to have some to go with my handmade boot socks… :)

  10. Stella Cordova
    October 1, 2012

    I LOVE these! Oh my word! So amazing! I never would of thought to do that!

  11. Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions
    October 10, 2012

    This is so great, Becky! I have been stalking these on Etsy myself and wondered if sweater sleeves would work. And, you’ve taken my wondering to reality. : ) Love these and I’m definitely going to try it myself! Thanks for the tutorial and for modeling how they look when they are completed.

  12. Yadyra
    October 21, 2012

    With the rest of the sweaters after the socks are made you can also make cushions for your bed or furniture.

    • Beckie
      October 22, 2012

      Yadyra, So true! I made a bunch of sweater pillows a few months back for a friend :)

  13. Vanessa
    November 18, 2012

    How do the socks not fall down? Is there elastic in the top band? I want to make some as leg Warner’s but am curious if they would just slouch down eventually?

  14. Carolynn
    September 30, 2013

    these are SO CUTE! totally doing this.

  15. Gerry @ Wilson 6 Ranch
    October 4, 2013

    My daughter will LOVE these!! Time to check out our closets!!

  16. Michelle
    September 25, 2014

    Love love love! Such a clever idea both to save money and to upcycle. Just pinned this and hope you get lots of traffic back. Thanks so much for sharing!

    • Beckie
      September 27, 2014

      Thank you so much, Michelle!

  17. Lori
    November 5, 2014

    Adorable socks! What a great way to recycle old sweaters. They will make perfect Christmas gifts for my sisters.

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