Piper kilt hose are not JUST for bagpipers!
They were developed for and designed by pipers to be hard wearing and look good. Piper's hose are available in 7 colors, so it's easy to find the perfect match for your kilt. The diamond pattern at the top of the hose is similar to the "popcorn top" style, but it's more durable as they're knit as a single sock. As the top is integrated into the sock as a long turn over section, the overall length of the leg can be adjusted by turning the top over 2 to 3 times to meet individual length requirements. The top of the sock has a significant amount of stretch, fitting people with up to 19" (or so) calves.
Composition of the Piper Hose:
- 40% Wool
- 40% Acrylic
- 20% Nylon
- White Hose are 100% Acrylic
- Hard Wearing Blend
- Available in Small, Medium and Large sizes
Size Chart in US Men's Sizes:
- Small = 5 - 8 US
- Medium = 9 - 11 US
- Large = 12 - 14 US
ReviewsAdd Your Review
- Very nice Rusty
Value Quality PriceThe socks came in very quickly and were as described. These are the best hoses I've bought. They are soft and comfortable. (Posted on 3/25/2019)
- So far so good Snicklefritzz
Quality Price ValueI am a bagpiper and the only time I wear my kilt is during gigs. Have a pair of economy hose that have lasted me 1 year. Ordered these hoping they were a little thicker hoping for better durability. They don’t appear much thick if at all. Time will tell if they hold up, but based on feel alone, I’m not too hopeful. As far as look and quality this they are pretty sharp, but the economy hose was too. For me I will stick with economy hose unless these last more than a year and a half (Posted on 3/9/2019)
- Excellent hose Redsquirrel1
Quality Price ValueProbably the best looking kilt hose that I own! I will definitely be recommending these to kilted friends! (Posted on 3/6/2019)
- Top-notch! Rodger
Quality Price ValueFinally, the kilt hose that this 6'6" tall Scot has been looking for! They go all the way up to the bottom of my knee and *then* the turnover cuff starts! Couldn't be more pleased! (Posted on 1/16/2019)
- Quick and as expected Sean
Quality Price ValueHose arrived quickly and were as described. Solid service. (Posted on 8/6/2018)
- Quality and Value RyanS
Value Quality PriceI'd been looking for the hose for a while. It was matching for my upcoming wedding. (Posted on 6/2/2018)
- great value, great product Klondike
Value Quality PriceI had the same reaction to the care instructions mentioned by Mark above, but then noticed the international symbols on the card: Machine wash cool, No Bleach, no dryer, (Posted on 3/12/2018)
- Funny Thing Mark
Price Value QualityI only did the review so that I could comment on the fact that the socks come with a card inside that says "Care Instructions" and only has instructions on how to put on the socks. It says nothing about actual care or cleaning instructions! Though that was ironic!!!
[ADMIN Note: That's too funny! For the record, the care instructions are: Machine was cool, lay flat to dry] (Posted on 2/12/2018)
- Great hose for Fall/Winter Mr. Christopher
Value Quality PriceI bought these for my upcoming nuptials in February, but decided to field test them in Boston in early January, where the Saturday high was one (1!) degree.
They are so comfortable and toasty, I didn't even care that my genitalia was frozen to my leg. Highly recommended. (Posted on 1/10/2018)
- Beautiful men's hose. Mac
Price Value QualityI have recently purchased two pairs of these hose. They are without a doubt the softest and most beautiful knitted I have. The pop corn top has a number of different ways to be showing off your flashings. (Posted on 9/2/2017)
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Kilt hose are typically worn pulled up, with the top stopping about 2 to 3" below the bottom of the kneecap. Also, note that they are "turned over" at the top. Elastic garters, called "flashes", are typically worn under the turned over top section to help keep the hose from falling down.