Fair Trade – Officially certified with the Fair Trade Federation. This means that the artisans are well cared for and the supply chain is held accountable.
Vegan – A blend of 80% acrylic and 20% nylon means these are 100% Vegan.
No Itch – This special blend maintains the warmth of wool, but without the itch!
Long Lasting – The durability of this yarn means these socks will outlast any adventure you take them on.
Velvety Soft and Warm – Perfect for curling up with a book or relaxing around a campfire.
Indigenous Designs – Indigenous to the local Himalayan people, these designs are passed from mother to daughter.
Machine or hand wash in cold water and hang to dry.
Knitting is a part of everyday life for expert artisans. Ladies in the Himalayas of India have been seen doing so while walking a cow, balancing a bucket of water on their head or laughing with friends around cups of chai.
The Uttar socks are gray with maroon, black, and white details. They contain the traditional Himalayan patterns of chhota gow (small pendant) and bulabul station (nightingale station), which are patterns that have existed in this community for centuries.
Footnote: These socks are hand-made by real people. For this reason, each pair may include subtle variations in color and pattern details from those seen on the photos. The overall color scheme and design will remain very similar.
FAZL offers handmade socks from the Himalayas. They provide support to orphanages in India that care for vulnerable children and offer fair wages to artisans in need.
Supports Job Creation + Fair Wages
FAZL is committed to supporting orphanages in India that care for vulnerable children, and they give a significant portion of their net profits to this cause. The FAZL company grew out of a deep love for these homes and the sacred work they do. They also provide dignified work opportunities for women in need.