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SmartWool Merino Wool Liner Socks

Forget about blisters with these naturally warm, comfortable, SmartWool liner socks!
  • $11.95

Item # 659684

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  • Lightweight, flat-knit provides a close fit for a protective second skin that prevents blisters
  • Made of soft, silky merino wool blended with stretch nylon for durability and a good fit
  • Flat loop toe seam provides maximum comfort
  • 1x1 ribbing with welt top keeps socks up and in place
  • *Discount will be applied when you check out. Offer not valid for sale-price items ending in $._3 or $._9

SmartWool Merino Wool Liner Socks

Specification Description
Best use Multisport
Fabric type Wool / wool blend
Fabric 64% merino wool/34% nylon/2% elastic
Sock height Crew
Sock cushioning No cushioning
Gender Unisex

SmartWool Merino Wool Liner Socks

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Rated 4.2963/5 based on 27 reviews
Rated 2out of5
by fromBlack dye bled onto my feet I machine washed and dried these liners before wearing them. I was really shocked to find that the black dye bled onto my feet and into my healing blisters. I am lucky that the color did not ruin other items in the wash. I called Smartwool to see if this is a short term problem because I really like the quality of the sock. The rep said he had never heard of this happening before. Hmmmm... I then washed them by hand and set them on a paper towel to dry. Yep, black dye on the paper towel. I am sending them back and I will now try the REI brand wool liner.
Date published: 2014-05-16
Rated 3out of5
by fromBetter Than Cotton, But Fit is Iffy I got these to wear alone with dress boots, do to the lack of thin, wool socks available. I wear a women's 6 or a men's 5 (which fits best) shoe and got size small socks. There is too much fabric around the toes. They also seem to be sewn oddly, creating a "corner" of fabric on each side of the toe box. They work fine for what I need, but I don't think I would use them as liners or alone for any extended walking. They did fine when I machine washed and dried them, but I haven't tried to hand wash them yet.
Date published: 2010-05-03
Rated 3out of5
by fromThin and comfy but they do not stay up They fit my size 13 well but they do fall down and bunch up so I would choose a different sock.
Date published: 2010-09-28
Rated 3out of5
by fromThey're OK.. I really like how i can wear these year round and they feel comfy in any environment thrown at them. I really LOVE how they dont retain odors! No longer am i embarrassed to remove my shoes in others' homes! Wicking properties are excellent, partly because they are so thin. What i dont dig so much is the fact that they rise so dang high on my leg. Its rather annoying. If i pull them down a bit, they bunch up. Really wish theyd make these in ankle cut, then i would be completely sold! All in all, like 'em, dont love 'em. Cannot go wrong for the price though.
Date published: 2011-02-18
Rated 4out of5
by fromGood as a sock, not so much as a liner. These were recommend by a friend; they are the only liners she uses. I tried these as liners and felt a hot spot developing on my heel within a few miles. Had to stop and swap in my coolmax liners; was fine from then on. These feel too coarse for me. I've tried them again walking trails near home to see if it was a fluke, but same thing happened. I can't use these as liners. Did I just get a bad pair...? By themselves, I love them. With athletic shoes, or even under dress shoes, they are thin and comfortable and wick very well.
Date published: 2009-11-21
Rated 4out of5
by fromGreat liners Product works as it should.
Date published: 2010-02-20
Rated 4out of5
by fromGood liner I like these liners. They fit well and were comfortable. The only negative thing I can say is that my feet were a bit hot when the weather got hot, but they were great in cold weather. But all in all, I like them a lot.
Date published: 2012-04-16
Rated 5out of5
by fromWarm, not bulky I wear these every day to keep my feet warm. I wear them under other smart wool socks.
Date published: 2013-01-30

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