The Best Wool Socks for Women

Merino wool is a popular natural fiber for socks, touted for its warmth, softness and performance benefits. Because it’s naturally temperature-regulating and moisture-wicking, it’s ideal to wear on your feet in all sorts of weather conditions. With this in mind, we did some research and rounded up a few of the best women’s socks on the market made of merino wool. Each style on our list is made to be soft and lightweight for ultimate comfort during outdoor excursions like hiking, biking, skiing and more.

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1. EnerWear Wool Socks

These crew socks feature a blend of extra-fine merino wool, polyester, nylon and spandex for added stretch.

Pros: Four pairs come per pack. They come in various solids, stripes and prints.

EnerWear Merino Wool Socks
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2. Zealwood No Show Socks

These no-show merino wool-polyamide blend socks have a seamless toe design to avoid any irritation.

Pros: They provide compressive arch support. They come in several colors, sizes and lengths. A rubber silicone backing prevents them from sliding down your heel. You get three pairs.

Cons: Some may find them a bit thin.

Zealwood No Show Socks
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3. Smartwool PhD Outdoor Light Micro Socks

Smartwool’s socks feature a 4 Degree Elite Fit System with flex zones at the ankle for a performance-ready fit. They also have a seamless toe for enhanced comfort.

Pros: They come in six colorways. Mesh ventilation zones maximize breathability. The brand’s Indestructawool technology offers exceptional durability and comfort. They’re specifically designed to fit the shape of a woman’s foot.

Cons: These may run small.

Smartwool PhD Outdoor Light Micro Socks
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