Long wool socks
Get warm and cozy with a pair of traditional, hand knitted woolen socks! Each design is one-of-a-kind and exclusively knitted by hand. The woolen yarn is not chemically treated or excessively washed, and still contains the maximum amount of lanolin (wool wax), which maximizes the heating effect of wool.
High wool socks made from sustainably produced wool. Each design is a unique and exclusively knitted by hand. Our elongated socks are thinner and are comfortable to wear with shoes.
Sustainably produced wool
The wool for ours comes from a small family farm in Latvia and is processed in an environmentally and animal friendly way. The yarn is not chemically treated or excessively washed, and still contains the maximum amount of lanolin (wool wax), which maximizes the healing, self-cleaning and warming effects of wool.
Why everyone needs a pair of wool socks
Our grandmothers knew that wool socks are the best remedy for cold feet and a runny nose! Plus, your body can relax and fall asleep much easier when your feet are warm. Wool is a very warming, yet breathable and environmentally friendly material and therefore the best choice for cold feet!
Why we knit by hand
Our socks are hand-knitted with love! Not only because this way we can ensure the quality of our products but also because during the knitting process energy from the maker is transferred to the product. Therefore, our handmade socks will bring health and happiness to their wearer!
Why you don’t need to wash your socks often
Washing wool socks is actually not necessary because wool naturally has self-cleaning properties. The protein in wool fights bacteria that have less chance to develop and produce an unpleasant odor. Wool also contains wool grease (lanolin), which prevents water and dirt from penetrating into the fiber. The wool even repels it! By washing the wool, we decrease the amount of the helpful linolin. Just handing your socks in open air works wonders!
If you do want to wash your socks, use a wool wash or gentle cycle at 30ºC degrees.A wool wash program allows the temperature of the water to rise and fall slowly, which prevents the wool from “scaring” and shrinking.
Preferably use a detergent for wool.
- Wash at 30 ºC
- Do not use a dryer
- Do not iron
- Never use bleach