Samar Merino Argyle Sock Grey
A twist on an iconic classic, our Samar Argyle sock is where heritage British manufacturing and contemporary design meet. A stylish fusion of complex diamond marls knitted in unique and dramatic hues, twinned with an eye-catching vibrant racker stitch.
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GENEVIEVE SWEENEY SAMAR ARGYLE INTARSIA MERINO BLEND SOCKS IN GREY MELANGE
A twist on an iconic classic, our Samar Argyle sock is where heritage British manufacturing and contemporary design meet. Crafted by twisting together discontinued and end-of-line yarns using a traditional intarsia technique, the result is both striking and modern: a stylish fusion of complex diamond marls twinned with eye-catching vibrant racker stitch.
Made from a soft, sustainable and durable merino wool blend, these socks are custom-spun by Genevieve herself to create a selection of totally unique colour blends; in this case a dramatic hue of charcoal, bright red with vibrant turquoise.
Not only does the Samar provide exceptional comfort with its soft yarn and seamless construction, but the complexity of its contrast-colour design should not be overlooked. Creating this pattern is a highly complicated technique that not only challenges traditional intarsia machines but – in true reflection of Genevieve’s slow fashion values – also takes a long time.
To create the Samar Argyle sock, Genevieve approached a family-run, Derbyshire-based mill, and after spotting the unusable end-of-line yarns, decided to rescue them from simply being thrown away.
Many of the yarns were small batches of discontinued colours, so Genevieve let her creativity run wild, twisting them together and producing completely unique blends out of otherwise wasted products. Twisting the yarns together can take hours and is something most factories wouldn’t have time for; but for Genevieve, it’s all about embracing the joy of slow manufacturing – and in doing so, creating something truly original and beautiful.
The Samar Argyle sock ticks all the boxes: sharp, stylish and seriously comfortable. Let its striking mix of colours bring an uplifting finish to anything from traditional tailoring to casual jeans or joggers.
Size: UK 4-7/EU 37-41/US 7-10
Size: UK 6-8.5/EU 39-42/US 6.5-9
Size: UK 9-11/EU 43-45/US 10-12
Size: UK 11-13/EU 45-48/US 12-14
– 67% merino wool, 33% polyamide
– Made in Britain
– Hand wash or wash at 40 degrees on a wool wash.
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I have two pieces of beautiful knitwear from Genevieve Sweeney now and couldn’t be happier. The quality is excellent and such unusual and interesting yarns and colour ways. Love it!
I ordered the Alloa Cardigan Lambswool Magenta this time and it arrived just a few days after order. I already own two other items from Genevieve and feel really special every time I wear them. This cardigan is no different - the colour is so rich and the texture soft and velvety. Definitely worth treating yourself.
These socks are amazingly soft, warm, well designed, and beautiful colors… will definitely be ordering more! Plus super professional service. Thank you, Genevieve for creating a superior product that definitely stands out for quality.
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The most ridiculously cosy jumper I've ever owned. I haven't taken it off since I bought it!
Bought several pairs of incredibly lovely socks from Genevieve, some for me and some for gifts, and have been more than happy with them. Great colours and fabulous quality. Would not hesitate to recommend them, all beautifully presented. Will definitely buy more products from her in the future.
The quality and style of Geneviene's knitwear is outstanding. Beautiful, timeless pieces made honouring traditional methods and materials. I've splurged on a few sweaters and socks and they are now staple items in my wardrobe. Treat yourself, Geneviene's stuff is so worth it!