Moisture and Odor Absorbing Cat Litter Socks for the Car

Nadine Hartman Bourne
by Nadine Hartman Bourne
2 Materials
10 Minutes

I don't know what it is about winter, the air is so dry my skin cracks but the moisture build up in enclosed spaces like my car is terrible. I've heard cat litter is the solution so I popped into my nearby Wal-mart and picked up a small bag for a dollar. I used my youngest child's old socks, I picked the ones that didn't have holes and some left over yarn from a hat kit that I'd made.

I started with the bag of cat litter some un-holey socks, scissors yarn, string or twine. Wire or zip ties would also work. I don't recommend rubber bands they will rot and break over time. and I started with a 16 oz glass.

I poked the sock in the glass and pulled the cuff down the outer edge.

I poured in the cat litter and gave a tap and poured in more litter.

I released the sides and tied a string around to keep the litter in. Once I had pulled it out it seemed a little small. I have no clue how big they should be but there was a lot of room left for more.

I looked around and found a 24 oz tumbler that seemed to work better. I did the same stretched the sock over, filled did some tapping of the tumbler on the counter, followed by more filling and tapping.

Here they are all tied up with string... These are a few of my favorite things....icon LOL I'll shut up now I don't want to have to pay royalties. icon

I put one under the seat in the truck and...

another on the dash of the truck. I found if I turn too sharp it will slide across.

This one is in the back window of the car...

and this one on the dash of the car. It does seem to help, and my car doesn't seem as musty when it has been closed up a while. In the summer I think I'll put them under the seat for storage.

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