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Socks appeal: 8 cosy Christmas socks

Nov 24, 2015

by Alice Young handmade and vintage goods

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…

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Congrats on acing Christmas with your sock-choosing skillz. Reward yourself with these retro bad boys.

Pink socks, £13, Global Heating

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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

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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

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Because everyone has a crazy dog-obsessed pal whose Insta grid is chock full of pugs.

Dog socks, £7.50, Yeah Bunny

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The delightful mix of pastel and bold-coloured shapes will brighten the day of any arty pals.

Geometric socks, £10, Las Coleccionistas

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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

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These gloriously geek chic socks would be appreciated by the stylish book lovers in your life.

Mary Jane socks, £5.50, Foo Fou


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BONUS: What better receptacle for your socking great gifts than A REALLY MASSIVE SOCK?

Christmas stocking, £45, Prinku

Which style has got true SOCKS appeal? Tweet us @EtsyUK or comment below…

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