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4.7

Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers

The brilliant design on these fantastic sock blockers is perfect for quicker air-drying. The handy hook allows you to hang them out of the way! Available in small (children), medium (women), and large (men). Sold in pairs.

$16.00 each
  • SMALL In Stock 7 $16.00
  • MEDIUM In Stock 3 $16.00
  • LARGE Backordered $16.00
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BryspunStainless Steel Sock Blockers
 
4.7

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (20)
  • Can withstand use (17)
  • Versatile (6)

Cons

  • Limited function (3)

Best Uses

  • Home (13)
  • Professional (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (25)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

easy to use

Its important to block hand-knit socks the first time. I didn't hang them by the hook because the wet socks fell off, but instead I propped them upside down (stick the hanger hook...Read complete review

Its important to block hand-knit socks the first time. I didn't hang them by the hook because the wet socks fell off, but instead I propped them upside down (stick the hanger hook in a drawer with the sock up in the air, then shut the drawer). The socks dry quicker and in perfect shape. They come in 3 sizes--the medium is perfect for women's socks, the large for men's.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Pretty decent for standard length cuff

I own two pairs, large and medium. The medium fits socks for my foot, size 7.5-8 US shoe women's, and they do a great job. The large pair is another...Read complete review

I own two pairs, large and medium. The medium fits socks for my foot, size 7.5-8 US shoe women's, and they do a great job. The large pair is another story.

I bought the large pair first. I make socks for various guys (boyfriend, dad, uncle, etc.), and these blockers basically do the job for newly knit socks when I don't make a long cuff. Most of the guys I knit for prefer a sock cuff 2-3 inches longer than most patterns call for. These blockers do not support that easily. Also, after my boyfriend wears the socks a few times, the blockers seem to be on the small side (he has an US men's 11 shoe), especially if the socks stretch any. I am left feeling that they aren't quite big enough.

Finally, the socks slide down too much when hung after washing. I got the blockers thinking that the hanger would be useful; it hasn't worked for my needs at all. Instead, I lay them over the drying rack. After they dry for a while, I can hang them up. This issue may also be due to the fact that the socks aren't stretched by the blocker at all.

Overall, I like the idea of the design, but I can't use the blockers as designed, so I'll rate them 3 stars. I would love a long cuff version.

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5.0

Sock Blockers

By Millie

from Ventura, CA

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Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

I purchased the large size for my husbands socks and they work terrific, I need to purchase the smaller size for my socks! Socks dry faster, as air can get through!

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5.0

Love them

By Kimbuktu

from New york

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Pros

  • Simple And Clean Design

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

      My first sock blockers. As always, great WEBS service.

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      5.0

      Stainless STeel Sock Blockers are a Super Buy!

      By Recniky

      from Marquette, MI

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • I Love That They're Metal

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

      After I realized how much better socks look after being blocked, I really wanted to get the sock forms. I put so much work into socks and want them to look professional. These sock forms are wonderful! They are easy to work with, hardy because they're metal, and I can hang them in my closet until I need them.

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      4.0

      Happy to have

      By Vermont Knitter

      from Vermont

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      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Hook Is Too Small

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

      This is designed to hang over a rod -- but the hook at the top is too small to hang over the bath curtain rod or my closet rod. I laid it flat over a clothes drying rack and it worked well -- the open construction helped the socks to dry quickly and to a very good shape. It is quite sturdy.

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      2.0

      The Need for reduced size on the cuff.

      By MindfulWilliam

      from Boise, ID

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      Pros

        Cons

        • Limited Function

        Best Uses

          Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

          I love to block my socks. But (as many sock knitters comment) Sock blockers stretch out the cuff. It looks good for showing off your socks, for drying your socks. But the cuff stretches out and they fall down your leg. So I only use the blockers when I want to take a photo. If they didn't have this problem I would keep all my socks on hanger blockers in my closet rather than a drawer.

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          4.0

          Sock blockers

          By Kv

          from Grandview Wa

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          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

            The large size is HUGE! I wear a size 11 women's shoes, and they are too large! So order down in size from what you might expect.

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            4.0

            Good, but slippery

            By Linda

            from Sarasota, FL

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            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Use
            • Fast-drying Design

            Cons

            • Socks Slip Off

            Best Uses

            • Socks

            Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

            Dryed very quickly because of open design. Stores easily. Socks do not easily stay up on slipperly surface. Tend to slide down.

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            5.0

            perfect for my socks!

            By Grandmomdor

            from West Chester, PA

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            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home

              Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

              fast delivery

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product

              By Sue (knit and crochet)

              from near Chicago, IL

              About Me First time user, Novice

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              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Can Withstand Use
              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

                This pair of sock blockers made my first and second pair of knitted socks into nicely formed socks (they were weird looking of course before being blocked). Great Product!

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                5.0

                Love these!

                By loulew

                from Portland OR

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                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Dries Faster
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Professional

                  Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

                  Love the open area so socks dry faster. Like having a hook on the end for ease in hanging it from shower rod. Found a new use for it last month when I used it for blocking the fingers end of mittens before sewing them up - worked great!

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