Toe Rags

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Grey Marle
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The emperor's new footwear - minimalist summer liner-socks knitted from lightweight merino wool to suck sweat away from your feet.

+Features
  • Designed by us. Made in Aotearoa | New Zealand.
+Tech

  Weight: 50 gm

+Merino-Nylon
Toasty Merino wool knitted sock with nylon plated to the outside for durability. Blended with elastic for stretch.
  • Composition: 42% merino; 24% elastic; 19% lycra; 15% nylon.

+Compare

Lucifers Shindigs Zig Zags Foot Soldiers Toe Rags
Fabric WindFoil™ Merino-Nylon Merino-Nylon Merino-Nylon Merino-Nylon
Warmth Windproof fleece Winter Winter Summer Summer
Style Ankle Calf Ankle Ankle Liner

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+Washing

  • All Ground Effect clothing enjoys a warm 40ºC machine wash. Try to avoid cold-water detergents and those with bleach, 'oxygen whitener' or fabric softener.
    • The cold-water varieties have little enzymes that are super-charged to brave the cold but can damage technical fabrics and cause skin irritation. 
    • Bleach rots natural fibres like merino, strips the dye, attacks laminates of waterproof fabrics and can also cause skin irritation.
    • Sodium Percarbonate (the main ingredient in oxygen whitener) can make colours run.
    • Fabric softener and stuff containing it like wool wash destroys the water repellent finish on waterproof and water resistant fabrics, and can cause colours to run. 
  • As a rule of thumb, a product that is easy on the planet is also easy on your body. Select a mild plant-based soap like EcoverEcostoreEarthwise or Aware.
  • Hand washing is sometimes the only option on tour, but a washing machine rinses more thoroughly and is preferable if you have the choice.
  • Most Ground Effect gear dries super-fast so hanging on the line or drooping over the bedpost is generally the best option. High heat can damage some fabrics so if you do take your threads for a spin, set the device on 'medium' or 'warm' rather than hot. A lap in the dryer is recommended for your rain jacket, after it has dried on the line, as it helps recharge its water repellent finish. 

  • Wash colours separately.

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4.8 Based on 92 reviews
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    LF
    23/09/2020
    Lisa F.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Best socks

    Love these socks, warm & a comfortable fit. Like the length too.

    GW
    27/08/2020
    Graham W.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    your products

    thanks for the offer Ernie but I don't do social media but I don't want tho miss this opportunity to tell you how impressed I am with your products. I purchased some padded bike shorts from GroundEffect 5 years ago. Have worn out three chains in that time and the shorts haven't lost a stitch - these are bomb proof! As for my new socks I think we are on the same track oh and the colour range unlike most sports manufactures aren't too septic either.

    SM
    26/06/2020
    Sandra M.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Toe rags to riches.

    I bought these for my partner, he’s had ground effects clothing for many years in fact he still has an original Baked Alaska. He reckons they’re great, comfy to wear and a nice length, long enough to clear his shoes but short enough to be unobtrusive.

    GS
    24/06/2020
    Gary S.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent Socks

    Ground effect make the best socks. They seem to last a ridiculous amount of time.

    MW
    16/06/2020
    Matt W.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Awesome comfy sock

    Worn while cycling in my Allbirds mizzles - great combination, lovely and warm and no sweaty feet.

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