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Custom Sock Sizing

sock sizes

Our custom socks come in a variety of lengths and sizes.  When ordering socks, please make sure to review the sock measurements listed here (in centimeters) to get accurate sizing and lengths.  Please note that our socks come to you fresh from the manufacturing facility, so they will shrink a bit with time and washing.

Custom Sock Measurements (in centimeters)

General Measurements (in cm)

Heel to Toe 22 24 27 30 33
Foot Cirumference 18 18 19 19 20
Leg Circumference 18 18 18 18 18

Brim to Ankle Measurement (in cm)

Ankle 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Quarter 6 6 6 6 6
Crew 13 15.5 18 20.5 23
Knee-High 24 31 34 36 38


There is enough information about sock sizes out there to confuse shoppers. When you consider the differences between brands, you may be baffled about what to buy. The good news is that you can easily figure out what you need once you know a little about socks. Read on for an overview of the sizes available and some of the most frequently asked questions about socks.

Men's Sizes

sock sizes

Most of the time, men's socks are labeled as 10 to 13. If you take a peek at a sock size chart, this covers a range of men's shoe sizes from 7 to 12. These fit most men, although it is possible to find smaller and larger sizes. If you find that you need something much bigger to fit your feet, there are extra-large socks available.

Women's Sizes

sock sizes

Women's socks are often sold in size 9 to 11. This fits a women's shoe size of 5 to 10. While this is the most popular size, you can also get women's socks in 10 to 13 that fit feet up to a women's shoe size of 13. As with men's, there are also extra-large socks available for women.

Kids’ Sizes

sock sizes

Kids' socks are the most confusing sizes to understand. The general categories for kids' socks include baby, toddler, and boys and girls. Baby socks generally fit infants under 1 year old. However, at this age, babies are developing very quickly so often can outgrow their clothes. It is always better to have baggy socks that they can grow into when under one year old.

Toddler socks are designed for children between 1 and 4 years of age. They fit children who wear a kids' shoe size up to a 7. When children begin wearing a size-8 shoe, usually when they are about 10, it is time for them to switch to boys' or girls' socks. They should wear these until they can wear adult sizes. Keep in mind that all children grow at a different rate, and they may be in kids' socks for a longer or shorter time than average.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do Sock Sizes Compare to Shoe Size?

You have probably noticed that sock sizes listed on the packages you buy do not match your shoe size. Socks are sized based on how many inches long your foot is, rather than corresponding to shoe size. This is one of the most confusing things that people face when shopping for footwear.

How Can You Tell What Sock Size You Need?

Take note of your shoe size, then consult a chart. This is the easiest way to determine what number you need to look for. Each sock brand is different, so be sure to consult the chart for the brand you want to buy. If there is none that you can find, you can use any chart as a general guide.

Are There Extra-Large Socks?

For men and women with larger feet, you don't have to worry. There are mens sock sizes available that can handle up to a size-16 shoe. These are often known as extra-large socks. The good news is that you can still get funky socks in the size you need, rather than being stuck with boring patterns because you have big feet.

Are There Plus-Size Socks?

Knee or calf height socks are trendy for the winter months. However, if you have larger calves, these are not always the most comfortable. This is because standard knee-high socks are designed to fit calf circumferences under 18 inches. Fortunately, you can find plus-size socks made with elastic that can accommodate larger calves.

Do Custom Socks Come in All Sizes?

If you are between sizes or have particularly tiny or big feet, you may be limited in what brands and designs of socks fit you. Fortunately, some companies make custom socks that you can special-order in a variety of unique designs, including sports logos and mascots.

Figuring out what sock size you need can be tough. You have to sort through men's, women's, and kids' sizes. As well, there are extra-large and plus-size socks. If you have been looking and still cannot find the right fit in the patterns you want, it may be time for custom socks. These can make your footwear experience much better.