I love this bun and it's VERY in right now! I don't use a sock though. I put my hair in a loose high ponytail and twist the hair loosely around. I pull the bun to loosen it a bit and voila! Perfect idea for Dorie's hairstyle!
Log Bird Feeder - 23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds (my note: I haven't looked at all of these, but at least one is a terrible idea. The window birdfeeder -- birds could fly into the glass and hurt themselves.