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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 8 $16.00
  • MEDIUM In Stock 31 $16.00
  • LARGE In Stock 16 $16.00
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BryspunStainless Steel Sock Blockers
 
4.9

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Can withstand use (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (12)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Sock Blockers

    Great sock blocker. Size was a little hard to guess (small is up to size 6 women's shoe I'd say). The only thing I am not too fond off is that the top...Read complete review

    Great sock blocker. Size was a little hard to guess (small is up to size 6 women's shoe I'd say). The only thing I am not too fond off is that the top is wide (or too long?) so that my cuffs get stretched a little more that I would like. But it's a great blocker, the socks dry very fast, and it looks stylish in my closet :-).

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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

    Exactly what I was looking for. Thank y

    By gertie gardener

    from Cape Cod, MA

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    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

      Great for stretching just finished socks into shape.

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      5.0

      So glad I purchased!

      By Anna

      from Farmington NY

      About Me Advanced Beginner

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      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Use
      • Perfect Sizing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Showcasing Socks

        Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

        When I first saw these I thought they would block the socks too large for my size 7.5 feet. They are surprisingly deceptive. Perfect fit!
        I don't normally block my socks except for the very first time after finishing - just to see how they look, but these are great for showcasing/taking pictures of your finished socks.

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        5.0

        Looks as though they will work

        By Anne the sock knitter

        from Portland OR

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        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Limited Function

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

        I bought one set of stainless steel ones and one set of plastic. I am trying them both to see how well they work.

        Service and delivery comments:

        A problem with the incorrect size was quickly remedied.

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        • No

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        3.0

        Pretty decent for standard length cuff

        By beckaknit

        from dc

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        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Limited Function

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

        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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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Sock Blockers

        By handstowork

        from Virginia

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        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Easy To Use
        • Fast Drying Time

        Cons

        • Top Seems Wide

        Best Uses

        • Blocking Socks

        Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

        Great sock blocker. Size was a little hard to guess (small is up to size 6 women's shoe I'd say). The only thing I am not too fond off is that the top is wide (or too long?) so that my cuffs get stretched a little more that I would like. But it's a great blocker, the socks dry very fast, and it looks stylish in my closet :-).

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        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I have bought this product several times

        By Rose

        from Oceanside, CA

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        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

          I make comfy socks and every time I give a pair for a gift, I also give the sock blockers. They are "wonderful" and make your socks look great! Very speedy drying time and love the hanger!

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          • Yes

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Perfect for the job

          By Pearl of the Pacific

          from Evanston, IL

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          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use
          • Snag Free

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Professional

            Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

            This is exactly what I was looking for! It is easy to slide knit socks on and of, wet or dry, and the hooks make it easy to hang over the shower rod while drying. I originally bought the plastic sock blockers from KnitPicks but the edges were really rough and snagged the yarn. These are much more useful.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great sock blockers

            By MeMary77

            from San Antonio, TX

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            Pros

            • Can Hang On Shower Pole
            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Use
            • Great Air Flow
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Knitting Sock Projects

              Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

              Hang dry wool socks

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              easy to use

              By sarah the knitter

              from tennessee

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              • Easy To Use

              Cons

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                  Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

                  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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                  5.0

                  Came back for another size

                  By Manteocrazylady

                  from Manteo, NC

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                      Comments about Bryspun Stainless Steel Sock Blockers:

                      Very good sock blocker. Knitted socks dry very fast.

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