Our soft toys can be shipped worldwide

Pink and orange SockDog, sitting on jute baskets with a white rugged stone wall behind.  Handemade by Red Rufus from Cashmere rich socks.

Slowly but surely...

Every Red Rufus is designed and handmade in Ireland.  Rather than sewing a skin, we cut, sew and stuff socks to compile the SockAnimals.  The process is not fast, it's a form of soft sculpture.  We use the best quality socks, threads, toy stuffing and felt.  This year we are introducing Irish tweeds to our designs to give our products the heritage look and feel they deserve.  Red Rufus SockAnimals comply to the European Safety Standards required for the CE labelling, meaning they are suitable from birth.

Joy-bringers, handmade in Dublin

to be loved and held for generations to come....

Autumn SockDog
Autumn SockDog

Autumn SockDog


Candy SockDog
Candy SockDog

Candy SockDog


Dixie SockDog
Dixie SockDog

Dixie SockDog


Mabel SockDog
Mabel SockDog

Mabel SockDog


Pooky SockDog
Pooky SockDog

Pooky SockDog


Put a name on it and call it your own!

We've laid it all out carefully for you in our product pages. Christina will choose the fabric and colour combinations to match the SockAnimal ordered - you'll be really happy with her choices.

Take a look!

All our SockAnimals can be personalised

To make your SockAnimal extra special, why not add a name, date or both! In a heart or a shamrock, an oval or even a cloud? What about an initial or monogram?

Choose your SockAnimal

Personalise to make an special gift

We have lots of ideas and combinations to make your SockAnimal truly unique - a very special gift!

Choose yours now!

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We love to hear from our customers! Let us know what you love about your SockAnimal.


The Netherlands

"Thank you Christina! Our grandson luvs his new casual reindeer. Happy everything 2020 to you and yours in Ireland. 
Cheers, Renee"


London, UK

"Dear Christina,  The stockings arrived safe and sound today, I truly love them. They are even sweeter in real life - although very cute on line. If my kids did not already have stockings, I would be ordering some for them too.  Creatively designed and beautifully made. Thank you! (Now hidden away for Christmas).

Warm regards, Gabriella"


Dublin, Ireland

"Hi Christina,  I just wanted to thank you for receipt of Flora SockRabbit - she is really sweet and a perfect gift."



"Hi Christina.

He’s so cute thank you!

He’s turned out really well. Love the colorful scarf & hat & the expression in the eye.

Great job!"


Loaise, Ireland

"Hello Christina,  I just received Rollo in the post. Thank you very much. The sock dog looks beautiful! I am delighted with it. I am bringing it to Canada with me on Monday to give to my new niece. Thanks again! Kind regards, Lydia"     


Dublin, Ireland

"Hi, Christina.  Got those in the post today. My nieces in Frankfurt will love them.

Many thanks, Chris" 


Northumberland, UK

"Hi Christina, Thank you so much for all the sock dogs they are great and you are so talented . We had a hilarious time last night when Paula returned from the shop and told us about the sock dogs (she knew nothing about them) and said they look exactly like our dogs and what a coincidence! So we asked her what she did with them and she said she put them in a basket in the window!!! Thanks so much the kids will love them! "