Socks A brief history

The first known use of knitted socks was in Denmark in 1500 B.C.
They were also found in Egypt in 500 A.D. Wearing socks was a sign of the wealthy.
In 1589 English Reverend William Lee invented the sock loom. This helped industrialize sock making. They could be made at a faster rate.
Over the course of the the industrial revolution sock making became more modern and something everybody could buy, not just the rich and the wealthy. It also provided jobs to many workers, but as the process became more mechanized these jobs were lost.
Since the internet was invented people started to order high quality socks regularly making socks accessible to everyone.
Now anyone can get socks!

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