Merino wool socks don’t need much to keep you warm and dry, when the weather conditions are not; but when it comes to washing wool socks, there are some recommended best practices that will help ensure you get the most possible use out your merino wool socks.
Any given sock company will usually include Instructions for washing wool socks on the packaging itself, and most advise the following about washing their wool boot socks:
• For merino wool boot socks, hand-wash or machine cycle cold-to-low warm on lightest setting.
• Tumble dry on low-heat, or simply air dry.
So while merino wool socks are the best wool socks for enduring tough climates and rugged tactical working conditions, washing wool socks does call for a delicate touch and certain amount of gentle care.
What’s great about LEGEND® Compression Merino Wool Tactical Boot Socks is that they make tactical wool compression socks that are suitable for every climate, and also machine washable. Not only that, these comfort-enhanced compression wool socks are wrapped in nylon to enhance softness, durability, and reduce shrinkage in the wash.
What’s makes merino wool the best socks is how naturally odor and moisture-resistant they are, so even while washing regularly is a must, even the most-heartily-worn pair of wool boot socks will hold up well come washday.