From Holey Sock to Kid Car Washing Mit + Sock Crafts

by Kelsey Norwood

in Crafts

car washing with old socks

I keep a bucket of holey socks in our laundry room. We occasionally find uses for them as dusters and oil rags mostly, but our newest use is as a car washing mit for the kids. They love to help and a sock mit is something they can handle and use easily.

car washing with old rags

Elliot thinks it’s the coolest thing ever.

I found some great projects using old socks. Here they be:

That oughtta keep your sock stash busy for a while…what’s your favorite use for singletons or holeys???


1 Jennifer Duke July 13, 2011 at 7:07 am

Kelsey, you are brilliant.

2 Kathy July 13, 2011 at 8:44 am

Too cute!

3 Melissa July 13, 2011 at 2:13 pm

I hate matching socks and have no problem wearing miss matched ones. But this is a great idea for my kids. They love to help wash the car with my hubs and this will keep my dish towels safe.

4 Michelle July 14, 2011 at 11:01 am

Smart, smart idea. So that’s what I can do when one sock in the pair gets a hole, but the other one is okay!

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