Invention of Socks .

Morgan Owen

Facts .

- Made up from animal skin and tied around your ankles .

- In the 8th Century BC , the Ancient Greeks wore socks from matted animal hair for warmth .

- The Romans also wrapped their feet with leather or woven fabrics .

- Socks help absorb this sweat and draw it to areas where air can evaporate the perspiration .

More Facts .

- People will wear socks at night because their feet are cold from poor circulation .

- In 1589 William Lee Invented the first machine that wore socks because he felt his wife spent too much time weaving socks .

- In Japan a special kind of sock called Tabi was created so they could wear socks with their various thonged footwear .

- Apple stores are coming out with the I-socks, they will wipe out the need for shoes, but everyone says they're just slippers with a $200 price tag .

- There are different size socks that are made for various shoes, it depends on how much sock you want too hang out .

- Old socks are used to make hand puppets .