Old Socks to Fingerless Gloves

old Socks To fingerless Gloves @savedbyloves

Have your worn your favorite socks to the point of holes and you are just not ready to part with them?  Why not turn them into fingerless gloves, with this simple DIY?  You will have your own unique custom gloves for next to nothing, and you will have saved your holy socks from being tossed in a landfill!

Upcycle old socks to fingerless gloves in this EASY diy @savedbyloves

You will need:

Fabric scissors or rotary cutter and mat

old socks

sewing machine

chalk pencil


Cut off socks above ankles at length you want your gloves.

Turn Socks inside out.

Sew three “Vs” on raw edge for 4 fingers (see photo).

Cut between stitched V’s to create fingers.

Put on glove and mark where thumb is.

Cut 1/2 inch slit for thumb.



Turn old socks to Easy fingerless gloves @savedbyloves


{if you don’t want frayed edges, whipstich them}


  1. Great tutorial! What a fun repurposing project!

  2. Those socks look familiar :) I may have to cut up my sock monster to make the striped one. Your hands look nice and toasty this is the perfect solution to my cold hand problems…ha!


  3. Happy fingers for spring! Love it!

  4. Love this idea…and your tutorial makes it look so easy. Thanks!!

  5. what a fabulous idea! My daughter would LOVE LOVE these!

  6. Super cute idea … my girls would love them!

  7. Those are super cute! Who knew it was that easy?! Totally trying this!

  8. So cute! I love the fun colors!

  9. Those are all super cute socks. I would have never thought to make gloves out of them, but I love it! BTW – I have an iPad KIC Mount giveaway going on right now if you would like to come enter. http://eatcakefordinner.blogspot.com/2013/03/ipad-kic-mount-giveaway-and-review.html

  10. I love you! Over half a lifetime ago I had two fingers amputated, and have therefore had to wear mittens rather thab gloves ever since ( except one much loved pair of gloves that my lovely m-I-l knitted for me) now I can make my own! Thank you xxxx

  11. awsome way to dress up some cool looking old socks and make a fashion statement as well


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