Sorting Socks into Pairs

The one item I never put into a dryer is socks, because they always seem to shrink in there. So instead they get hung on the washing line on good days, or indoors on a foldaway airer on rainy days. Either way, this makes for a good opportunity to sort socks into pairs at an optimum time.
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It's a job I am sure that most of us hate, but if you do it as you hang them up it is an absolute breeze to sort out which matches what. Then very simply bunch the pairs together as you take them down once they are dry. Have a shoe box or something similar for odd socks and keep them in there for a few weeks in case their partners turn up on a subsequent washday.

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October 29, 20151 found this helpful

When my youngest, whom I had late, was a baby I kept his teeny baby socks on diaper pins. One pin will hold several pairs of baby socks. One pin for clean socks and one for dirty. I threw them, pin and all into the washer and dryer.

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October 31, 20150 found this helpful

What a brilliant idea - yes I remember (just about) the days of teeny tiny sock problems

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October 16, 20160 found this helpful

I did this with my son's baby socks, up until his socks got too big. I don't think I ever lost one of his baby socks.

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I keep a box above the dryer for orphan socks, but since my son left home, sock mates don't disappear like they did when he was borrowing his dad's socks every morning. There's no telling where those socks went.

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