http://paisleyboulevard.com/2011/11/diy-boot-snuggies-and-a-cowl/ Check hers out. So I went digging through old sweaters that I never wear and found a white cashmere sweater that would work perfect, so I thought.....
My sweaters sleeves were too tight to fit up over my calf ( never thought I had big calves, but I'm sure I'll obsess over them now) Because I wanted to make these boot socks SOOOO bad, I came up with a new plan on how to make them with this particular sweater....I made one leg out of the front of the sweater and the other leg out of the back of the sweater. Here's how I did it (in case you have big calves too)
I then serged along the bottom edge of these just to keep the knit from unravelling over time (sorry, I forgot to take a picture of that step)
Turn right side out and make SMALL vertical slits to thread your ribbon through. I made my slits a little too big on the first sock and had to go back and hand stitch them up a little, so start small 3/8" or so and then you can always go bigger.
Another key note- make sure you plan out an even amount of slits or your ribbon will end wrong. I had 10 slits in my boot socks approx 1 1/8" apart. (you'll understand what I'm talking about when you get to this step)
Weave the ribbon in and out of the holes and tie your bow. I think next time I will leave the ribbon tails longer.