We've all been there: you nick a pair of pantyhose, and it's only the second time you've worn them!

If you didn't manage to stop the run quickly enough by grabbing your clear nail polish, you might think this pair of tights is dunzo. Instead of throwing them away in your frustration, use them for something else.

We've found 22 amazing and unusual uses for old and ripped pantyhose and compiled them here. You might be surprised by everything those old tights are good for -- maybe you'll even go out and buy a few pairs solely for these purposes!

Click through the gallery to see why they're not just hosiery.

Photo Credit: Flickr/How can I recycle this