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Krafts for Kids!

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Krafts for Kids!

This week we've got a special project that you can have your kids help with! It's a simple pattern that requires only one sock and a few other materials. This craft is easy for kids, and requires no sewing! Our creative coordinator Anna has put together a wonderful step by step video on our channel, check it out here! DIY Sock Rabbit Tutorial  Get the free pattern here:  Super Simple Rabbit Pattern Here are some socks we've picked out that you can use for the project!    

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Easter's Almost Here!

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Easter's Almost Here!

It's that time of year again, and what better way to celebrate Easter than with a hand-stitched sock rabbit? We've got a special pattern created by our newest addition to the team, Anna! She's hard at work whipping up fantastic creations over at our YouTube channel, come check it out!  Sock Rabbit Tutorial We've also provided the pattern below as well as a few sock ideas for your Easter Bunny!  Download: Sock Rabbit Pattern Share your creations with us on Instagram and Facebook!! @funsockcity#funsockcreations #funsockcity

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National Sock Day!

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National Sock Day!

It's here! National...sock..day? You betcha'! Started in 2016 by the sock based website 'pair of thieves', it was met with a great deal of excitement, at least by sock connoisseurs around the country. To celebrate this momentous occasion, lets take a look back at some of the key points in sock history. Before about the 2nd century A.D. most people used either woven animal hair or leather/cloth wraps in order to protect their feet, if they wore anything at all. Sandals and soft fur linings known as "piloi, were the most used methods of wicking away moisture from the feet. At...

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Darn Tough? You're Darn Tootin'!

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Darn Tough? You're Darn Tootin'!

When I think Darn Tough, an image immediately comes to mind of one of those pristine workshops coated in white and chrome where they test formula 1 race cars. The perfectionism that the folks at Darn Tough press, smash, and pour into the DNA of each and every sock they create is staggering. I would venture to say they aren't so much making socks as they are reconstructing and revitalizing that good old fashioned notion that a product should last.       Their slogan; "unconditionally guaranteed for life" is no joke. They have a group of people dedicated to their chosen...

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Weekly sock talk

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Weekly sock talk

For a while now, even before we put together this blog, I wanted to put together a content post we could issue each week that our customers could get excited about, as excited as you can get about a blog post anyways! After a reading and following more established bloggers in our field, I quickly found that there seemed to be a lot of posts that followed this pattern. Many of them seemed kind of forced, and as I read backwards through their older posts, I saw that they had once been extremely detailed and well thought out, and the bloggers seemed to...

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