Authentic Red Heel Socks

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Red Heel Socks

Slip On a Pair of Red Heels!

These socks with their signature red heel set Nelson Knitting apart from the competition, starting in 1932. Great for wearing or for making your very own sock monkey! Our Red Heel socks are made of 87% Cotton, 7% Polyester, 3% Nylon, 2%Acrylic, 1% Spandex.

When you order, you get 2 pairs of socks and a set of instructions for making your own sock monkey. Nelson Knitting Company sent out these instructions with their socks starting in 1955, when they received the patent for the sock monkey doll, legitimizing Rockford’s status as the Home of the Sock Monkey.

Please specify size. Sizes available:

  • Small – Men’s 3-5 ½ Women’s 4-6 ½ (Out of Stock)
  • Medium – Men’s 6-8 ½ Women’s 7- 9 ½
  • Large – Men’s 9- 11 ½ Women’s 10 – 12 ½

Price: $13.99 (two pair) plus Sales Tax (Illinois residents only)
Shipping: $6.00

Illinois orders (price includes 8.25% Illinois Sales Tax)

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Orders from outside of Illinois (rest of USA, no Illinois Sales Tax included)

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Already have a sock monkey & want to make them a sock pal? Check out the How to Make the Original Rockford Red Heel Monkey book »

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Take I-90 to the State St / US-20 Business (Clock Tower) Exit. Take the ramp toward Rockford. Stay straight to go onto US-20 E State St. Turn RIGHT onto STATE ST. Turn RIGHT onto PERRYVILLE RD. Turn LEFT onto GUILFORD RD. Turn left into the museum driveway.

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Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford IL 61107

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