Tis the season for little kittens to be losing their… gloves. And one sock in every pair always darts off to the unknown no matter what time of year it is. But, there’s no need to bemoan your cast offs anymore! Wrangle all those strays and dive into Miyako Kanamori’s awesome books: Sock and Glove: Creating Charming Softy Friends from Cast-Off Socks and Gloves, and Happy Gloves: Charming Softy Friends made from Colorful Gloves.

Kanamori’s books feature illustrative photography and easy to follow instructions that will have your socks and gloves up-cycled into new life forms in no time. These would make charming, one-of-a-kind gifts for all of your tot’s friends!

+Miyako Kanamori’s books on Amazon

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