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Where do you keep odd socks?

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fs2013 Thu 06-Mar-14 09:36:20

I have a collection of odd socks in my bedroom which I don't like to throw away as sometimes the other sock is still in the dirty basket. the pile changes every week as I find the other sock and add new odds etc.. I keep them in a drawer in my room but now want to use the drawer..any ideas?!

Artandco Thu 06-Mar-14 09:40:13

I just bin..

MikeWazowski Thu 06-Mar-14 09:41:45

I keep them in a bag beside the laundry basket and sort them once a month.

whatsonyourplate Thu 06-Mar-14 16:08:33

I have a cloth bag hanging in the airing cupboard with all the odd socks in.

nettie Thu 06-Mar-14 16:17:55

In the odd sock bag of course!

Velvetbee Thu 06-Mar-14 16:42:08

All my socks are odd. 12 at the last count (Monday). I don't know how it's possible, I just grab 2 that are vaguely the same colour.

DramaAlpaca Thu 06-Mar-14 16:43:08

In a basket in the airing cupboard.

biffnbuster Thu 06-Mar-14 16:53:37

In the odd sock bag that is hanging of the bed knob !

ShatnersBassoon Thu 06-Mar-14 16:55:59

They just go in sock drawers until their partner finds its way through the wash. I never have 'lost' socks.

Isthiscorrect Thu 06-Mar-14 16:56:01

In with the dusters.

ninipops Fri 07-Mar-14 09:26:43

I second in the drawer of the owner - the partner finds its way home eventually and it means I never have to go through a sock bag to pair up.

gobbin Fri 07-Mar-14 19:18:23

On the bottom of the airing cupboard and sorted through each weekend when putting the clean washing away

intheround Fri 07-Mar-14 19:22:46

In a bag hanging in the airing cupboard. Ds has the job of going through it now and again.
Persistent lingerers are chucked.

hollyisalovelyname Fri 07-Mar-14 21:15:07

In a big bag.
Every now and then I sit down and pair them up.
I couldn't wear mismatching socks but dd1 has no problem. Grrrrr!!!

RaspberryLemonPavlova Fri 07-Mar-14 21:16:55

In a basket in the utility room. Every now and then (approx 3 months) I empty it into a bag and date it. Then I throw out the previous bag of odd socks.

This is the only thing in my life that is well organised!

MrsShrek3 Fri 07-Mar-14 21:22:35

large supermarket shopping bag. last count 67 odd socks.

just how?hmm

LowLevelWhinging Fri 07-Mar-14 21:24:37

you date your odd sock bag?? confused

DP's socks are all the same.

Kids' socks I aim to buy the same but not always possible. so odds go in the odd sock drawer, pairs in the pair drawer. Obviously!

MyNameIsKenAdams Fri 07-Mar-14 21:27:50

I saw a thing on Pinterest with a board with a load of pegs stuck to it with the odd ones pegged up. It said something about House Elves on the sign.

Nocomet Fri 07-Mar-14 21:39:22

In a draw in my room, but they are stuffed on top of holiday toilet bags and other junk.

AMumInScotland Fri 07-Mar-14 21:44:19

Stuck to the magnet board in the kitchen with a clip/magnet thing. But I rarely have more than one or two at a time grin

Its0kToBeMe Fri 07-Mar-14 21:55:02

In a hanging frog thing that we got from Ikea. It hangs on the back of DS bedroom door as its always him who loses them.

GemmaTeller Fri 07-Mar-14 21:58:38

I bin them

AuditAngel Fri 07-Mar-14 22:02:46

In the plastic laundry basket the stuff waits to be ironed in.

SauvignonBlank Fri 07-Mar-14 22:10:45

I've got a little wooden board, with pegs on, it's called The Sock Exchange. It's painted with little brightly coloured socks on it. Decorative more than functional but quite fun.

WorrySighWorrySigh Fri 07-Mar-14 22:17:45

I wear mine, obviously not all of them at the same time. They just go in my drawer and I wear the first two which come to hand.

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