Artisanal little luxuries, with big impact

We believe an object can elevate both beholder and maker. In a world of mass-produced goods, we offer artisan-made home and apparel crafted in fair-trade environments from around the globe. We strive to live fully, slow down to enjoy life’s little luxuries, and choose everyday to create a world connecting maker, owner and earth.

Hiker Alpaca Socks

Size Guide
Alpaca Socks Size Guide
Size
Women's # Size
Men's # Size
S
5 - 7
4 - 6.5
M
7.5 - 9
7 - 8.5
L
9.5 - 10.5
9 - 11.5
XL
11 - 12
12 - 14
Color
Black & Grey
Blue & Grey
Size

Hike more, worry less.

Tried and tested in some of North America's most rugged terrains. This is an excellent boot sock that is thick, stretchy, non-itchy, breathable, and warm.

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Features + Benefits

  • These socks are washed in aloe vera to soothe the feet and prevent sweating, odour, and bacteria.
  • Extra cushioning in the heel and toe for supreme comfort all day long. A fit you'll never forget.
  • Alpaca has unique thermal properties due to the microscopic air pockets found in its fibre, allowing air circulation on warm days and heat insulation on cool days. This prevents sweating in warmer weather, and in colder weather, contains heat for warmth. Wear these alpaca socks year-round in any regular shoe without overheating.
  • No animals are harmed in the making of any Pokoloko product. Alpacas are shorn in cycles like sheep according to the seasons.
  • Luxury made to last. Alpaca is exceptionally durable if cared for properly, and more durable than sheep's wool. Non-itchy, lightweight, breathable, windproof, silky-smooth, resistant to pilling and matting, non-shrinking, water, and stain-resistant.
  • Ultra-soft hand feel, luxurious texture. Soft and gentle on the skin. Alpaca is hypoallergenic.
  • Unisex, suitable for all humans.
  • To learn more about alpacas, click here.
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    Artisan + Origin

  • Fairly-traded. Made by highly-skilled, independent Peruvian artisans, with whom we work directly.
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    Materials + Care

  • 50% alpaca 35% acrylic 7% nylon 8% spandex
  • Cold, delicate wash, and hang to dry.
  • To learn more about caring for alpaca products, click here.
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    FAQ's

    Q: What are some fun alpaca facts?
    For fun facts about alpacas, click here.
    Q: Does it hurt the alpaca to get its fleece?
    Alpacas are not harmed while their fleece is harvested. In fact, alpaca wool is one of the most ethical fibres available. Farmers take great care in gently shearing the wool and releasing the animal back to roam freely. Alpaca fibre does not contain lanolin, meaning it does not require strong chemicals to clean it.
    Q: If I get my alpaca wool socks wet, will they still keep me warm?
    Depending on how soaked your socks are, alpaca has the ability to resist water and, even when damp, provide warmth. The hollow fibres of the alpaca fibre trap air in their core which provides enduring insulation.

    Customer Reviews

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    D.S.
    My favourite socks

    Warm and soft, feels great on the feet.

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    T.H.
    Great service and product

    Very professional and excellent quality products!

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    S.B.
    Perfect Gifts to Send across Borders

    This site made Christmas shopping easy for all my family that I can't see this year. I was amazed how quickly everything was delivered to all the recipients. Can't give any feedback on the products; they haven't been opened yet. Warm socks and hats for everyone. I love alpaca wool; it's so cozy warm. Those cotton woven towels look beautiful too; I have so many towels already but I will look forward to wearing some out so I can try the ones they sell. I try not to shop online but it's nice to buy quality goods, fair trade. Thanks.

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    Perfect socks for winter activities

    I bought these socks for myself at first but now I routinely give them as gifts. They are nice and warm but also breathe well and don't soak up moisture. This is most important when doing winter sports where your foot will sweat but then get cold if the moisture sticks around. These socks are great at wicking that moisture away so the foot stays warm all day. I have used these socks in my winter ski boots in -30C and was totally fine. Highly recommend these!

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    M.P.
    Warm & cushiony year round comfort

    I've given these socks as gifts over & over. They offer warmth but can be worn any time of year, especially if working on your feet or hiking. Thick all round for lots of cushion. I wash with all the laundry in luke warm water but always hang to dry. One gift pair was longer than others, going almost up to the knee of a male friend, so there may be some variations since these socks are hand made.