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I chose this yarn as it fits with the most popular type of sock yarn, 75% Wool 25% Nylon, yet is still British.

Feel

The yarn is fairly smooth and tightly spun, with a small amount of halo. You can feel the synthetic quality of the yarn and to me it is obvious that it has been superwash treated. I don’t actually like the feel of the yarn that much, but then I’ve always tended to prefer woollier yarns.

3/5

Comfort

I find these socks fairly comfortable. They don’t cause any irritation or discomfort. I do find my feet feel a little sweaty in these socks, probably because the superwash yarn combined with the synthetic content don’t make for a particularly absorbent yarn.

3/5

Durability

So far after a couple of wears and washes these socks are holding up well. There are no thin patches or holes. The yarn has pilled a little but this isn’t unexpected.

5/5

Sustainability

The British wool used in these socks make them more sustainable than some sock yarn options, although it has been superwash treated which is an energy- and chemical-intensive process. They have a fairly high nylon content. They will not biodegrade safely.

2/5

Final Score: 3.25/5

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