Socks couldn't be warmer than these! Woven from an alpaca blend, these socks are handmade in Ecuador and are the perfect balance of breathable and insulating. Made in Ecuador 48% Baby Alpaca, 40% Acrylic, 10% nylon , 2% lycra Alpaca is anatural, hypoallergenic, & sustainable material that is indigenous to the country. Alpaca are shaven yearly in a humane way to collect their fur. Stretchable and avaliable in Small, Medium, and Large Handwash in cool water, air dry Who made this product?These socks were made by artisans in Ecuador through Shupaca. Upholding ancient artistic traditions while embracing contemporary colors and designs, Shupaca works with South American artisans and their families to ensure products that exude indigenous quality while remaining relevant to American consumers. All products are hand-woven on wood looms using the same methods that have been practiced in Ecuador for hundred of years. Why is it ethical?Shupaca works directly with the artisans who are making their products, so they can guarantee that they are compensated fairly and paid directly.