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'Long socks' for a two year old boy

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OhBuggerandArse Mon 09-Nov-09 18:37:47

My DS has been saying for days that he really wants some long socks - I'm sympathetic, iven that it's beginning to get freezing here and all his socks are supermarket multi-pack cotton ankle socks - but I can't seem to find anything that looks like a long sock for his age group, apart from frilly white lacy ones which I don't think will cut the mustard!

Anyone seen any longer socks for little kids? I imagine knee socks might be asking a bit much, given that he doesn't really have any visible knees yet - but anything longish and preferably thickish would be great. Anyone seen anything like that about?

llaregguy Mon 09-Nov-09 18:43:56

Would he wear tights?

moocowme Mon 09-Nov-09 18:44:44

gap socks are long if you unfold them, also in boots if they are big with baby/toddler clothes the socks they have are also long. not sure what the brand is tho

i get nana to send me socks from Aus as bonds to an over the knee/knee length sock for babies and toddlers. last seasons was quite a thick sock and went well inside his wellies.

OhBuggerandArse Mon 09-Nov-09 18:44:47

He might, I don't know! But it might get a bit bulky under trousers etc, no?

foxytocin Mon 09-Nov-09 18:45:22

google 'babylegs'

YouDoughnut Mon 09-Nov-09 20:54:44

I got some in boyish colours in verbaudet.

CMOTdibbler Mon 09-Nov-09 21:03:52

Babylegs are great - DS wears them a lot in the winter as you can tuck trousers into them too and stop them trailing in puddles

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