Asked in Goats and Sheep
What are some positive qualities of merino socks?
Merino socks are socks that are made of the wool from the Merino sheep. Some of the good qualities of socks being made from this wool are that they breathe better and the wool wicks better than other sock materials made from synthetics. ...
Asked in Shoes
Are you supposed to wear socks on a random foot or are socks supposed to go on specific feet?
Most socks can be worn on either foot. Some men's ultra-formal silk socks are more fitted , and of course there are socks made for people with special orthopedic issues. Japanese socks (tobi) are made to the same idea as mittens - having a separate space for the big toe, they are visibly handed. (This is so you can wear socks with flip-flops.) If your socks feel funny, just switch them around . ...
Asked in Clothing
What are some good materials for travel socks?
Travel socks are socks that have a soft top band, to reduce the chances of thrombosis on long flights. Advanced travel socks are made from Holofiberå¨, a advanced insulating fiber. Other items sold as "travel socks" are simply fast drying synthetic socks with antibacterial properties to reduce the need of washing. These will be made from Nylon, rayon, polyester or other synthetic fiber. ...
Asked in Men's Clothing
Who makes joe boxer socks?
Joe Boxer socks are made by Joe Boxer Corp. which is not a corp but a brand of the Iconix Brand Group which is not a brand but a company or at least a corporation. See http://www.joeboxer.com/contact.html and http://www.iconixbrand.com/ You would think the socks are probably -made- some where in china but JB Socks last too long to be made in china. ...
Are sock monkeys made of socks?
Sock Monkeys are not made of socks, they are crocheted. Actually, sock monkeys were first made from actual socks. The grey ones with the red heels and toes.They used to be homemade toys for poor kids. Kids liked them so much that they began to manufacture them on machines. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Celebrities, Diabetes, Talk Shows, Comedians, David Letterman, Talk Show Hosts
Does David Letterman have diabetes?
he says no on show with Dr. Aronne, when he made joke about grey socks. A fan asked him if that is why he wears grey socks. he said "no" got a great deal on socks. LOL! ...
Asked in Clothing
What are the typical cost of cashmere socks?
Cashmere socks tend to be much more expensive than socks made of standard fabrics. A pair of cashmere socks will typically cost around USD$15 to $25 per pair. Though $60 to $75 per pair is not unusual for socks from a better brand. ...
What are the materials used to make socks?
They can be made from a lot of different materials, depending upon what they are intended to be worn for. Socks made from wool are designed to keep your feet warm. Athletes normally wear cotton socks because they combine comfort with breathability. Sometimes a little polyester is mixed in to provide more durability. Silk or man-made materials like polyester are often used for dress socks. ...
Asked in Clothing, Public Health and Safety
If you wear colored socks do your feet sweat more?
No. Your feet will sweat if the socks are thicker, or have more man-made fibers, but the color is irrelevant. ...
What is different about diabetic socks compared to the average cotton pair?
Diabetic socks differ from ordinary cotton socks in the way that they are made to fit looser on the foot to increase circulation. They are also made of a combination of cotton, acrylic, nylon, and elastic fibers to keep the foot cool and dry. ...
Asked in Inventions, Clothing
What were socks made out of before elastic was invented?
The same things they are still made of (socks rarely use elastic in their construction). Wool and cotton are the major textiles used, and silk was sometimes used by the rich. ...
Why can't you put ice in a sock?
There is no specific reason, generally, that prohibits putting ice in a sock. It would help, though, if the socks are clean and not smelly! Here are some logical reasons that you would not put ice cubes in socks: feet are already in the socks the socks are to small, for example, an infant's socks would likely only hold 1 cube in each one the socks were made into sock puppets, so someone's hands are in them the socks were made into sock dolls, so...
What are latest trends?
The latest trends are: Boys - Parachute Cord* bracelets, either no socks, low socks, or etc., Sanuk-style shoes and socks, athletic Slides** and socks, and mix-matched colored socks. Girls - some Parachute Cord* jewelry, Sanuk-style shoes with no socks at all, athletic Slides** and socks, and mix-matched colored/design socks. **(Slides are made by Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, etc.)** *(Parachute Cord items are also known as Paracord items.)* ...