Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Klein Bottle Socks

You *can't* put them on inside out.
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They don't have an inside or an outside, so you never need to worry about putting them on inside out.
td, Mar 26 2001

Inside Out Socks http://www.halfbake...nside_20Out_20Socks
More topologically interesting socks. [td, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Upside down socks http://www.halfbake...side_20down_20socks
Geometrically perplexing socks. [td, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Moebius Roller Coaster http://www.halfbake..._20Roller_20Coaster
Another Topological amusement. [td, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Acme Klein Bottles http://www.kleinbottle.com/
Cliff Stoll's basement business, walking distance from my house. Unfortunately, glass only, no doubleknits. The site covers most of the good non-orientable bric-a-brac jokes, so I needn't repeat them here. [td, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

SciFi's Seeing Ear Theatre http://www.scifi.com/set/playhouse/
Go to "The Elevator and the Pole." Not directly related to Klein socks, but a reference to a 4-d mobius bottle, and a good listen besides. [nick_n_uit, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Knitting pattern for a Klein bottle http://www.woolwork.../patterns/klein.txt
[egnor, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]

Poem: "The Argyle Girl" http://www.cyberene.../~kelta/argyle.html
"She toyed with an orphan argyle / Pondering the destiny of its mate; / And wondered if she could twist / A sock into a Mobius strip / Or mold it into a Klein bottle." [egnor, Mar 26 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]


       A pair of those would nicely match my Moebius sweatband.
centauri, Mar 27 2001

       Can't believe we've missed the obvious until now: Calvin Klein clotheswear. Somebody should write to them.
RayfordSteele, Apr 15 2004

       <frantically batters [+] button>   

       How many hidden gems are there in this mine?
wagster, Sep 14 2006

       The existence of these socks implies that everyone is already inside and outside of them. How do they feel?   

       Perhaps a little awkward to put your shoes on when your toes curl back up through your a void in your shins.
RayfordSteele, Jun 03 2015


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