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Socks have evolved over the centuries from the earliest models, which were made from animal skins gathered up and tied around the ankles.According to the Greek poet Hesiod, in the 8th century BC, the Ancient Greeks wore socks called "piloi", which were made from matted animal hair.In addition to the numerous practical roles played by socks, they are also a fashion item, and they are available in myriad colours and patterns.
A sock is an item of clothing worn on the feet and often covering the ankle or some part of the calf.
This comes from the Latin soccus, a term to describe a "light, low-heeled shoe" worn by Roman comic actors, The earliest known surviving pair of socks, created by naalbinding.
Dating from 300–500, these were excavated from Oxyrhynchus on the Nile in Egypt. On display in the Victoria and Albert museum, reference 2085&A-1900. The knitter of this sock started work at the toe and then worked up towards the leg.
The heel was made last and then attached to loops formed while knitting the leg.
This practice allowed the heel to be easily replaced when it wore out.
Nylon was the start of blending two or more yarns in the production of socks, a process that still continues today.