Tube socks are knitted in only long tube and have no delineated heel and ankle area so Tube socks are a one-size-fits-all design and people buy as they like on how large their feet are and how far up the leg they want their socks to reach. Tube socks available at many clothing stores but athletic stores are the special provider of it.
It is very easy to knit tube socks and in the 1960 athletics when striped tube socks became very popular. Tube socks are available in different type of fabric such as synthetic materials. Athletes usually wear tube socks and low percentage of cotton wick small quantity of moisture and can cause blisters easily. Tube socks are available in different weights. You can use heavy tube socks in winter and lightweight for summer wear.
Tube socks are knitted in the shape of a tube but some company knit it with heel and padded sole to give you comfort. The ribbon cuff of tube socks help the socks from sliding down the leg. Some people wear tube socks because they are comfortable and in cold weather it provides a layer of insulation. Some people wear it for stylish look. In the late 1990s many skaters wear it with them along with other skate clothes.
Tube socks design is continuing for hundred of year. During the First World War a large number of tube socks are made by many countries for the war. The Red Cross, also encourage the people to knit socks for the soldiers to protect them for the extreme cold.
Tube socks are very easy to knit and provide more comfort in severe cold than the others socks