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 love my GS sweater: the wool has the perfect softness, the cut is great with everything, the colour is stunning.
I have been wearing it since I got it.
It’s obvious love has gone into every stitch. And sustainability is taken seriously..
Really beautifully designed and crafted products with excellent service.
An independent business most definitely worth supporting :)
Fabulous British made socks. Great quality, very reasonable price, quick delivery.
One of the best online purchases over the past few years and would recommend Genevieve Sweeney if you want high quality, interesting designs at an extremely good price.
The most ridiculously cosy jumper I've ever owned. I haven't taken it off since I bought it!
What a treasure to have something hand made in the U.K. A beautiful product that my husband loved and I’m sure will last a lifetime!
I love my jumper. It is very special! Really well made and delivered very quickly!
I love these socks. Really good quality and great designs, a lovely surprise each month when they arrive.