Hosiery denotes the garments that are worn directly on the feet and legs. Hosiery garments are generally made by knitting. While, tight-fitting modern hosiery items in Helmsburg are now prepared by virtue of stretchy fabrics and meshes. Hosiery may be of several types, such as- Thigh-high stockings, Leggings, Socks, tube socks, Stockings, Pantyhose, Knee highs, Toe socks.
Socks are the hosiery items worn on the feet, for sports or general purposes, mainly to absorb the sweat produced by the feet as well as drawing this perspiration to the areas where that can be evaporated by air. Also, in cold conditions, socks are worn to prevent frostbite. A variety of materials including cotton, wool, nylon, acrylic, polyester, olefins, spandex, silk, bamboo, linen, cashmere & mohair can be used for making socks of various colors, designs & sizes. In Helmsburg there are various dealers who sell hosiery & socks of different brands & make.