Remodelista Gift Guide 2021: Wooly Socks for Keeping Warm

Photography via Kathryn Davey

For padding around at home or walking in the woods—and feeling grounded during unsettled times: the gift on seemingly everyone’s wish list this year is a pair of woolly socks. Warm and cozy, yes—and evocative of simpler days.

Woven in Portugal by third-generation hosiers, Brook Farm General Store’s Recycled Cotton Socks are $28.

From her studio in Dublin, natural dyes expert Kathryn Davey tints Irish 100 percent Wool Socks in inspired colors; €39.

Fog Linen’s cotton-linen Marled Socks fit up to women’s size 11; $26 each from from Vestige of Philadelphia.

Nishiguchi Kutsushita has been knitting socks since 1950; the Wool Jacquard design, $26 from Rikumo, wins the prize for the “suddenly seen everywhere sock.”

Toast’s machine washable, Alpaca Bed Socks are knit in England from Peruvian alpaca. They come in brown, ecru, and gray; $40.