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Japanese Inspired Ballet Style ribbon socks

Added Jun 11, 2011

by nadiakam

London, United K...






I visited Japan recently and had my mind exploded by how awesome everything there is and particularly their hosiery shops.

They are so innovative with sock design that I ended up buying A LOT of socks in a sock fascination fury.

When I tried to find similar in the UK I only found one store but the prices were ridiculous (I don’t know who can afford £25 for a pair of socks), so I decided to make my own.

I’m making loads with different colours/ribbons/elastics/laces

This product is for sale
By nadiakam at Etsy




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Evening Wear, Ethnic, Geek, Preppy, Romantic

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    Nov 1, 2011, 08.25 PMby runningwithscissors1

    So do you actually make the sock or do you just buy a sock and add the ribbon and such??? They are really cool!

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    Jun 12, 2011, 08.20 PMby pampula

    How pretty!

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    Jun 11, 2011, 11.55 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    Oh i agree! I had exactly the same thing when i went to japan! i ended up buying so many tabi socks, and noow buy them regulary on ebay :) great make!!

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      Jun 11, 2011, 11.58 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

      p.s. anything which has a bow instantly gets my vote!

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      Jun 12, 2011, 05.33 PMby nadiakam

      great thing about making socks is that they are so small, you can finish a pair in no time.

      SO many possibilities!

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    Jun 11, 2011, 10.17 PMby edine

    They are soooo cute! I love them! good job.

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      Jun 11, 2011, 11.19 PMby nadiakam

      Thanks! I’ve become sort of obsessed with footwear after seeing the myriad possibilities.

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    Jun 11, 2011, 10.17 PMby edine

    They are soooo cute! I love them! good job.

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