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The Stray Sock Sewing book gives you inspiration for ways to repurpose your unpaired, old, or just plain ugly socks. The book includes a gallery of the author’s inspirational creations, a section on stitches and techniques needed for sock sewing, and detailed instructions on 8 different projects you can make from socks.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • Shawn Connally

    What a great idea; we just have a basket of mismatched socks that sits in the corner of our bathroom. Kind of depressing, so this will help brighten my mood about lonely socks!

  • Becky Stern

    I used to get sad about lonely socks, and then I just stopped matching my socks, so I don’t notice when new ones go missing. No more sadness!

  • L.S.T.

    where is the craft project?

  • Becky Stern

    Inside the book!