Tuesday, April 10, 2012

DIY Lace Top Socks

DIY lace top socks
I've been on the hunt for lace top socks for a few weeks now and couldn't find any I was 100% happy with, and then Boz was like "Why don't you make your own?" 

so here's how I went about it
socks and lace of your choosing
(I bought a bunch of socks in different pastel colors that I'll be adding lace to also)
needle, thread, & pins
I pulled my socks up as high as I could to the largest part of my leg, then wrapped the lace around pinning it in place  so the seam would be on the back of the sock..
I carefully stitched the lace in place with the socks on so I knew they would fit when I wear them. If you use stretchy lace and some kind of elastic thread you could probably take the socks off with sewing the lace on... Hell, there's probably an easier way to do this without that stuff, I don't know. This seemed like the best way for me to tackle my stitches at the time, and it worked, so whatever. :)
after I stitched the lace all the way around I pinned my ends together so the turned in towards my socks and stitched them together.


  1. So cute!
    I need to make these!!

  2. super adorable~ if you put these on your etsy i'd totally buy em :3

  3. I bought ruffle-top socks from AA a while ago but rarely wear them because I never know what looks cute with them...I love yours with your boots though! Might have to try out that look with my own Docs. and then go make myself 1000 pairs of lace-top socks as per your tutorial!!

  4. Very cute!
    And how amazing are your nails?!

  5. I has question! what kind of stich did you do? :3


  7. Adorable!! I used to wear lace-top socks all the time as a kid, love love love them! How are you liking your Docs? I always heard they were super comfy!

  8. These are so pretty! They remind me of socks I had when I was little - definitely time to bring back the style.

    And your nails are super cute!

  9. Cute! Totally making these.
    PS You look amazing btw totally inspiring! We were community friends on GJ and scribbld (equations) lol :)


  10. Just discovered your blog and I love all your pics. Great bunny nails and I also love the pink hair! Following you via Bloglovin'.

  11. I love your blog and your taste!


  12. Easy to make but with such high impact, very nice thanks :)
    I reconstructed an old turtleneck into a top with lace panels and a peter pan collar, please have a look at: http://whatscraftdoc.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/diy-from-turtleneck-to-lace-panels-top.html

  13. Great idea! Love it. So fast and simple but the result is BEAUTIFUL. Thanks for sharing!

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