Featuring our own Actually Made in Canada collection.
Last year we had so much fun bringing you our 6 colour mismatched Pride tube socks. We wanted to do the full 8 colours, but the knitting machine needed some serious modifications to be able to do that.
A mechanical knitting machine from the 1940's making Pride socks?
Let that sink in for a sec. What the actual Halifax?
We got the mechanical side figured out in January and then this pandemic thing hit and we couldn't get the yarn we needed. Thinking fondly back on the days when Spinrite, close by in Listowel, ON would have been our supplier. Not. No. More.
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin' into the future.
We may have missed Pride month, but honestly, when you look at what these colours represent it's just as much a recipe for life. Yes, that was a major spoiler!
Tube socks are back in a big way so to throwback to a little vintage and make the fit as inclusive as possible we came up with three lengths; 14", 19" and 22".
They are manufactured in small batches in Ontario, Canada on production knitting machines from the mid 1900s as part of our Actually Made in Canada collection.
The best part? We have scoured the internet and not found this being done anywhere. Are we really the only place on Earth making these? In Canada? On vintage machines?
Yes, we are.
Fits approximate shoe size:
22" length typically fits Youth Thigh High to Adult Knee High or Over The Knee. The extra length over the 19" is ideal for 6' plus height and/or size 11+ shoe to achieve a good knee high fit.
Tube socks provide a very inclusive fit that accommodate a wide range of foot sizes, calf sizes and leg length so actual fit on you will vary. We think our 3 sizes will pretty much fit everyone.
97% Cotton, 3% Elastic
Care instructions:Machine wash, cold (30 ℃ / 86 ℉). Do not bleach or iron. To reduce damage and be good to the planet, line dry. They will last longer if you keep them out of the tumble dryer.
To reduce packaging waste the material content and care instructions are provided above. A general info card for our Actually Made in Canada collection is available below.
Actually Made in Canada.
- Online only and shipping throughout Canada, United States and now Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
- Free Shipping in Canada over $75 (most locations, before taxes). $8-$15 shipping options below $75.
- Free Drop & Go Delivery in London over $50 (before taxes), $8 flat rate below $50.
Current typical order timing (weather permitting):
- Local Delivery, 1-2 business days
- Shipped, 1-2 business days + travel time
- Local pick-up at Perriwinkle Gift Studio has been suspended until further notice due to COVID restrictions.
Thank you for supporting us to keep our small business operating. Our storefront is now permanently closed as we transition our sock collections online and prepare for our new global economic reality, with a new focus on our exclusive Actually Made in Canada sock collection.
Be safe, be well, and be kind.
Much Moose Love💜
Director of Sockology
We feature our very own Actually Made in Canada sock collection created in Ontario, Canada on vintage production machines from the mid-1900s, plus other brands. From avocado to zebra with corgis and llamas in between and a sprinkle of stripes on top, we have you (your feet) covered. At Purple Moose, the Sockologist is IN!