Lamb’s Wool Wellington Socks
The Heaviest Winter Socks. A Half Pounder.
It is quite impossible to make socks heavier and warmer than this one. At least if you are talking about machine knitting. It may work with knitting needles, but then the socks wouldn’t be as tightly knit. A sevenfold knit of 11 Nm thick yarn creates socks that weigh close to half a pound. They are made of natural, undyed lamb’s wool and feature a reinforced toe and heel. The socks are hand-linked. Any level of ground frost becomes negligible with them, but don’t even think about wearing them in elegant shoes. These socks are made for boots and wooden clogs.
All-Natural Quality. From the Münsterland.
These socks are, indeed, made in the Münsterland region. One company there has not become a victim of cheap imports. The hosiery factory went for “high specialising” in two respects (and in the word’s double meaning): highest quality of processing and selected materials. Notably, the raw materials are all-natural (and kept that way throughout the process chain). As is so often the case in textile production, a park of old machines contributes to the superior quality of the clothes. In this case, it is 1950s circular knitting machines of the Bentley-Komet brand. These machines are able to process materials that today’s devices fail at (linen, for example). Plus, they can distribute different yarns in a different manner over the shape of the hosiery goods: reinforced where the most stress occurs or a different yarn on the hosiery’s inside than on the outside. You won’t find socks so rich in material in better quality anywhere. The socks from the Münsterland come with an excellent fit, of unprecedented comfort, yet they are wear-resistant and durable.
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