Pirate. Cat. Socks.
December 2, 2016 8:41 AM   Subscribe

My wife loved her pirate cat socks. Does anyone know where I could get a pair? The exact socks are strongly preferred, but I've had a tough time finding whimsical cat socks at the usual suspects like department stores.
posted by wnissen to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (16 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
 
I don't see those exact socks, but my favorite source for wacky socks is the Sock Monster. I'm sure you'll find something there that she'll love!
posted by phunniemee at 8:47 AM on December 2, 2016 [2 favorites]


Apparently they were once sold at JC Penny.... in 2007.
posted by FallowKing at 9:14 AM on December 2, 2016


Perhaps search for "Puss'n Boots" for an acceptable variation?
posted by sammyo at 9:49 AM on December 2, 2016


Well, there are these cat skull and bones socks.

There WERE Hello Kitty pirate socks but I can't find any currently available for sale.

But personally I'd make a deal with one of the brilliant sock makers at Etsy to knit these for your wife. Making socks doesn't take long and that is a pretty simple pattern.
posted by bearwife at 9:54 AM on December 2, 2016


Sock Dreams doesn't appear to have those, but they do have a large assortment of excellent cat socks.
posted by dizziest at 9:54 AM on December 2, 2016


Striped Cat Socks (both the socks and the cats are striped)
Cat Argyle Socks
Cats with Umbrellas
Library Cats
Dreaming Cats
posted by workerant at 9:58 AM on December 2, 2016 [1 favorite]


Okay, this is a tough one, but I found:

These from Amazon

Sock Shop in Cali
(The website is down, but you might want to call and see if they have any.)

Cat socks on instagram They look to be men's socks, but if you're interested you could message them and ask where they bought them.

You can check Etsy. Someone might be able to make some or sew on little pirate hats to a pair of cat socks.
posted by Kobayashi Maru at 11:03 AM on December 2, 2016


Perhaps some of these SockDreams cat socks would be whimsical enough?
posted by erst at 1:23 PM on December 2, 2016 [1 favorite]


No pirates, but some pretty whimsical stuff at The Sockery, including a pair with cats dressed up like Kings: Meowarchy.
posted by purple_bird at 1:52 PM on December 2, 2016 [1 favorite]




Try this outfit for funky socks for men women kids: Chatty Feet based in the UK but ships all over. I got a friend a pair of Frieda Callus socks and they were definitely funky and fun.
posted by MovableBookLady at 3:01 PM on December 2, 2016


Not pirates, but I have these CATS!!! socks and love them.
posted by Metroid Baby at 5:36 PM on December 2, 2016


You need socks with intergalactic space cat Lil BUB on them. Lots of designs, and a percentage of the price goes to help special-needs kitties!
posted by vickyverky at 7:05 PM on December 2, 2016


I got a bunch at Target earlier this fall.

Unfortunately, they don't seem to have the rainbow unicorn kitten pair that is my favorite online.
posted by Stewriffic at 6:30 AM on December 3, 2016 [1 favorite]


I got some great socks at Sock Monster, though be warned that shipping is a profit center for them so you probably want to buy $40 worth to get the "free" delivery. I did look on Etsy and various places but didn't find anyone who was able to make cotton as opposed to yarn, except for some corporate swag companies that had a $100 minimum order. Thanks everybody!
posted by wnissen at 3:58 PM on January 3, 2017


Your wife needs a pirate cat dress.
posted by phunniemee at 3:16 PM on January 13, 2017


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