Severn Merino Wool Sock Indigo

£22.00

The Severn 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. 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 colour twinned with eye-catching block stripes.

67% merino wool, 33% Polyamide
Made in the UK
Hand wash or wash at 40 degrees on a wool wash
Colour: A striking stripe of Indigo Blue with Purple accents with a complimentary marl

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GENEVIEVE SWEENEY SEVERN MERINO WOOL SOCKS IN INDIGO

A winter saviour, our Severn 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 colour twinned with eye-catching block stripes.

THE YARN 
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 an arresting Indio marl accented with bright blue. A deep purple burst completes the look.

THE DETAILS 
Not only does the Severn 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.

SUSTAINABILITY CREDENTIALS 
To create the Severn 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 product. 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.

STYLE ADVICE 
The Severn 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.

SIZING 

Size: UK 6-8.5/EU 39-42/US 6.5-9
Size: UK 9-11/EU 43-45/US 10-12

– 67% merino wool, 33% polyamide
– Made in Britain
– Hand wash or wash at 40 degrees on a wool wash.

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anja blau
anja blau

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.

Diane Brodie
Diane Brodie

It’s obvious love has gone into every stitch. And sustainability is taken seriously..

Vivienne Ridley
Vivienne Ridley

Really beautifully designed and crafted products with excellent service.
An independent business most definitely worth supporting :)

Karen B
Karen B

Fabulous British made socks. Great quality, very reasonable price, quick delivery.

Michael Fitzsimons
Michael Fitzsimons

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.

Nick Boyce
Nick Boyce

The most ridiculously cosy jumper I've ever owned. I haven't taken it off since I bought it!

Victoria Barwood
Victoria Barwood

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!

Charlotte C
Charlotte C

I love my jumper. It is very special! Really well made and delivered very quickly!

Steve McIndoe
Steve McIndoe

I love these socks. Really good quality and great designs, a lovely surprise each month when they arrive.

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