Handmade bed socks: footfetishsocks
Socks sometimes get a bad rep as being the unwanted Christmas gift from your well-meaning gran. But let’s face it (and cut Nanna some slack), thanks to the myriad of snazzily-patterned socks out there, they actually make for a pretty neat present.
With our edit of 8 handmade socks from Etsy sellers in the UK and nearby, you’ll be able to spread some Christmas joy in knitted form to all of your special someones…
Congrats on acing Christmas with your sock-choosing skillz. Reward yourself with these retro bad boys.
Pink socks, £13, Global Heating
Buy these socks for your veggie-loving, vegan cafe-frequenting friend (y’know, the one who shares pics of her avocado on toast brekkies), and this kind-hearted Etsy seller will donate a pair to someone less fortunate.
Burgundy socks, £14.50, Wooell
Just because we’ve grown up, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the benefits of super soft knitted booties. Wrap up these wooly beauts for anyone in the fam who’s a child at heart.
Adult booties, £30, Tamard Designs
Because everyone has a crazy dog-obsessed pal whose Insta grid is chock full of pugs.
Dog socks, £7.50, Yeah Bunny
The delightful mix of pastel and bold-coloured shapes will brighten the day of any arty pals.
Geometric socks, £10, Las Coleccionistas
Nothing shows your love more clearly than a pair of socks that spell out the word ‘love’. Plus, your ‘adorable couple’ status will go through the roof.
Love socks, £10, Sammy Icon
These gloriously geek chic socks would be appreciated by the stylish book lovers in your life.
Mary Jane socks, £5.50, Foo Fou
BONUS: What better receptacle for your socking great gifts than A REALLY MASSIVE SOCK?
Which style has got true SOCKS appeal? Tweet us @EtsyUK or comment below…