I really need to try this although DH suggested that I let our hamster make his home in the shoes to stretch them instead. The hamster adores stuffing his home with bedding and I do not know how he manages to fit in his coconut hut with all the stuff he hoards!
Just read the original thread about rubbing alcohol and then stuffing the sock in the toe box. I will have to check if there is rubbing alcohol in the UK (there must be, suppose at a cobbler/ shoe mender) BUT what would you all recommend as the best - that last trick or the trick on this thread about wearing very thick socks in the shoe around the house? I have some huge thick cashmere socks but I don't want to cut them up but don't want the heel to stretch. Cheap thick socks?
Excellent ideas and excellent news for those who have tried it!
Vee you can get the 70% alcohol on eBay. I've tried to search for the alcohol on the high st but nothing. Wilko's also have it. I've not used it yet on my shoes. I can't bring myself to rub it in the toe box of my shoes.