100% Wool Socks, Usnea Bronze
100% Wool Socks, Usnea Bronze
100% Wool Socks, Usnea Bronze
100% Wool Socks, Usnea Bronze
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Lichen Goods

100% Wool Socks, Usnea Bronze

100% Wool Socks, Usnea Bronze

Regular price $85 USD
Regular price Sale price $85 USD
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Socks so natural you can compost them. Made from the wool of Bluefaced Leicester sheep, whose wool is known for making good hearty socks, sustainably sourced from small farms across the UK, naturally dyed with Usnea lichen sustainably harvested from the local forest floor, and knit on a hand-powered 100-year-old manual knitting machine. Each pair of socks is a labor of love, and takes about 4-5 hours to complete.

Committed to creating a more circular fiber economy, these socks are made the old-fashioned way of 100% unbleached wool, worsted spun into a 4-ply yarn and knit with an especially elastic rib construction, eliminating the need for added synthetic elastic or nylon. Truly plastic-free.

Each pair comes in an organic cotton reusable bag, allowing for optimum storage protection while traveling.

Care instructions: Wool socks are naturally antimicrobial, and as such require very infrequent laundering. When it does come time to give your socks a wash (we recommend no more than once a season), hand wash cold or run in a machine on a delicates cycle using a soap with a neutral pH. Lay flat to dry.

Also available in Indigo and Undyed.

Born out of love for the earth and a rejection of mass consumerism, Lichen Goods is a small couple-run business based in rural Northern Spain dedicated to handcrafting clothing and other textile-based goods using exclusively responsibly raised and organically grown natural fibers, undyed or naturally dyed with plants they collect and cultivate themselves. All of their garments are made in small batches and can be composted at end of life.

Designed, handmade, and dyed in Northern Spain of British wool.

Materials

• Worsted wool (naturally dyed with sustainably foraged Usnea lichen)

Dimensions

• S/M - US Women's 6-10, US Men's 5-8
• M/L - US Women's 10-13, US Men's 8-11

Shipping & Returns

Most orders are packed and shipped out via USPS or UPS within 2 business days.

Average transit time is 2-7 business days.

Tracking number and updates are automatically sent to the email associated with your order.

If you wish to initiate a return, please contact us at hello@housework.store within 7 days of receipt.

Returned items must be received in original unused condition in order to qualify for a refund.

Made-to-order, food, body care, and vintage items are all final sale products and cannot be canceled or returned.

See our Shipping & Returns page for more details.

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