Funded! This project was successfully funded on August 9, 2012.

Update #16

Christmas Sale of New Socks

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Hello,

We wanted to thank you for helping Bloc Socks become a reality last year. Enter KSBLOCSOCKS for 30 percent off all the slippers and and socks on our website: www.blocsocks.com.

Bloc Socks has officially become a company, and thanks to your support we have been able to enlarge the program to include more knitters. We have several new styles up and are now being carried in 5 stores. 

Thanks again for your help. We wish you happy holidays and warm feet.

Dimitar and the knitters in Patalenitsa. 


Update #15

50 percent off spring sale!

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Hello Everyone,

After a great fall/winter season, we are having a spring sale to prepare for next year's line.

We wanted to send you this offer for 50 percent off everything as thanks for helping us get Bloc Socks off the ground. 

http://www.blocsocks.com

Thanks again for all of your support!

Dimitar

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Update #14

Kickstarter complete! Order before Dec. 14th for Xmas delivery.

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Hello,

Our online shop is up and running and the socks are here in the US! So our kickstarter project is now complete.

If you'd like another pair of Bloc socks before Christmas, you can order from our website any time before Friday, Dec. 14th.

Enter 'blocfriends' for 20 percent off any order at www.blocsocks.com

Thanks so much to everyone for contributing and helping us make this a reality.

Dimitar


Update #13

Bloc Socks Website Live: Get 20 Percent Off Your Christmas Pair

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Hello,

Our website it is up and our first batch of socks are here in the United States! 

http://www.blocsocks.com/

As a token of our appreciation for helping us kickstart Bloc Socks, we have created a discount code for you to use on the website. Enter blocfriends at checkout to get 20 percent of your purchase. 

Socks that are in stock can ship immediately and will arrive before Christmas if ordered before December 18th. 

Help us spread the word about blocsocks by sharing the blocfriends code with your friends and family.

Thanks again to all of you who for making this project possible.

Dimitar Apostolov


Update #12

Bloc Socks on their way!

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Hello everyone,

Today we are are going to finish mailing out the remainder of the Bloc Socks rewards, so you should have your pair of warm woollens by the end of the week. 

Another exiting piece of news: we hope to have our website up by the middle of the week. The women are currently knitting a stock of some of our core styles, so those will be available before Christmas. 

As a token of our gratitude for getting this project off the ground, we are going to send you a lifetime 20 percent discount code for anything on the Bloc Socks website.

We learned lots during the kickstarter campaign, and we want to share some of that with you.  

First, every sock is unique. All of the women have different styles of knitting, so there is variation in all the socks. Which is great! They really are one-of-a-kind.  

On the website you will notice that the socks are priced differently. As we knit the socks we discovered that each style took a different amount of time and materials which effected the price. 

Also, not every sock from the kickstarter campaign made it to the final product line. We discovered that there was consensus on the socks that everyone liked, and it is much more effective to focus on a few great pairs for the brand.

The women are working on lots of new and great samples for the future. One woman brought us some patterns from the Bulgarian folklore museum that we are experimenting with. So, there are many new Bloc Socks to come.

We will also offer gift wrapping in little burlap bags, along with some of the other goodies from the kickstarter campaign.

All of your feedback and support has been integral to the process. Please stay in touch with us, and let us know if you have any suggestions for the future.

Thanks again!

Dimitar


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