Free UK standard delivery on orders over £65

Devon Stripes

short and trainer socks

Devon Stripes are a range made exclusively from
Corrymoor mohair.
The yarn is spun and dyed in Launceston, Cornwall and, as with all Corrymoor Socks, knitted in Loughborough.

100% British - grown, spun, dyed and knitted.

Devon Stripe Trainer socks available in 3 colour combinations (small size only).

read more

More details

In Stock

Share With Friends

The Devon Stripe socks

For men, women and children. Our finest gauge of sock with a hand-linked toe seam. Resilient and will keep their shape after many days of wear. Odour resistant (smooth mohair fibres have nowhere for smelly foot bacteria to lurk). Can be machine washed at 40⁰c (see washing instructions). Our Devon Stripe designs are constantly being updated, please keep checking for current stock availability and colour combinations.

Fibre Content
62% Corrymoor Mohair, 38% JAS Nylon

Why add nylon? Mohair itself has relatively little elasticity and so we add nylon to give extra stretch. The nylon does not detract from the beneficial effects of the mohair.

back to top
  • Mid Calf Yes
  • Smooth hand-linked toe seam Yes
  • Thickness/Warmth Scale 1 out of 4

Caring for your socks

“In 25 years the mohair fibre and ingredients of your Corrymoor Socks haven't changed…..but detergents and washing machines have.”

So what is the best way to care for your Corrymoors?

  • Do not use detergents containing enzymes—check the detergent packaging
  • Wool wash at 40°c
  • Use a gentle spin (most wool washes will incorporate this into the cycle anyway)
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Wash dark colours separately at first

A Bit of Science and tips on washing
Mohair is a fibre made up of the protein keratin (like your own hair, silk, wool and other animal fibres). The scales of the mohair fibre are flattened and overlay each other giving a smooth surface (unlike wool). This gives mohair its smooth handle and high lustre and your Corrymoor Socks their unique hard-wearing, anti-bacterial (no smell), wicking and non-felting properties.

Mohair has a much greater resistance to shrinking and felting than other natural fibres, but it too finds it hard to resist the action of the protease enzymes found in many of the “low temperature” detergents. Sadly, the enzymes cannot tell the difference between dirt and the protein fibres of the mohair which can ultimately weaken and breakdown resulting in slight shrinkage and felting of your beloved Corrymoors.

For your Information (although we do not recommend you try this out at home)
Corrymoors are dyed in water which reaches boiling point, this is then followed by rinsing AND spinning AND tumble drying!

If you would like to receive your socks without the sock cardboard packaging please click the No option for each item ordered. We will then donate 10p per pair to Practical Action.
Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. Please go to their website to see some of their remarkable work.

We do not recommend this option if you are a NEW CUSTOMER or if the socks are a GIFT.

Grade 
19-06-2020

Tough and stylish socks

I bought my first pair at the Royal Welsh Show and quickly found the benefits and qualities of these garments. I love the striped patterns along with you can wear them for several days with no hint of foot odour. I wear mine to go running in as they don’t chafe or wear at the friction points they also wear well in daily usage. They do have a different texture to normal wool socks but that’s from the unique yarn from the Angora goats, I highly recommend these socks and will definitely acquire more striped patterns for my collection.

    Grade 
    05-02-2020

    Great socks in the office

    I got these for xmas and always get complimented in the office. They are comfortable and great with normal shoes.

      Grade 
      15-02-2019

      Best socks ever

      I love these socks. They feel a bit rough but when you put them on they are so soft and warm. I've bought them for my brother in law too. He was straight on the website buying more!

        Grade 
        24-10-2018

        Mr

        These socks are fabulous. Very comfortable and groovy!

          Write your review!

          Write a review

          Devon Stripes

          Devon Stripes

          short and trainer socks

          Devon Stripes are a range made exclusively from
          Corrymoor mohair.
          The yarn is spun and dyed in Launceston, Cornwall and, as with all Corrymoor Socks, knitted in Loughborough.

          100% British - grown, spun, dyed and knitted.

          Devon Stripe Trainer socks available in 3 colour combinations (small size only).

          You may also like