A sock is an item of clothing worn on the feet and often covering the ankle or some part of the calf. Some type of shoe or boot is typically worn over socks. In ancient times, socks were made from leather or matted animal hair. In the late 16th century, machine-knit socks were first produced. Until 1800 both hand knitting and machine knitting were used to produce socks, but after 1800, machine knitting became the predominant method.The 6 pairs ankle socks are produced from cotton rich fabric. Designed to protect the feet from the effect of the harshness of shoe on the feet, warm and cold weathers. It expands for proper fit on the feet. It is one size(fits adults). High quality 100% cotton which boasts ample absorbency and softness while resisting pilling and shedding, finished off in a stronger pure natural cotton fibre and is machine washable for easy care and comfortability.