Please order in multiples of 2 Shoe size: UK 7-11, Euro 41-47 A Fair Trade version of this bestselling product! Why is bamboo viscose great to wear? - supersoft - 40% more moisture absorbent than cotton - breathable fabric that keeps feet fresh and dry - comfortable - naturally anti-bacterial - durable and stronger than cotton - hypo allergenic Why Bamboo and not cotton? - bamboo grows without the need for fertilisers or pesticides. - naturally requires less water (a third of the water required to grow cotton), farmers don’t need to irrigate their crop, saving water in a country where water shortages are a big problem. - bamboo yields are ten times higher per hectare than cotton and the plant rarely needs replanting, sprouting on its own. - bamboo yarns require less dye than cotton and keep their colour for longer. Yarn: 75% bamboo viscose, 22% polyamide, 3% elastine Made in India The bamboo is processed into yarn in Rajasthan, then transported and made into socks in Tamil Nadu. The sock factory is in Perundhurai, a rural district of Tamil Nadu. 17 workers are employed, 6 men and 11 women, with both sexes in positions of management and they earn about 48% above the minimum wage. They follow clear fair trade principles in their production. They don't have any child labour and the staff are valued and included in decision making processes.