Quarter length socks extends above the ankle but below the calf muscle, typically around 3-5 inches above the ankle. They are shorter than crew socks and are sometimes called "low-cut socks". Quarter length socks are a popular style of socks for both men and women and are often worn with low-cut shoes such as sneakers or loafers. They are also a popular choice for sports such as running and tennis. Quarter length socks are available in a range of materials and colors, from athletic performance fabrics to casual cotton blends. They provide a comfortable, low-profile option for those who want the benefits of wearing socks.