Some socks really are better than others! Made in Peru exclusively for SnowStoppers® our Alpaca socks for kids are softer and more comfortable than traditional wool. They are also warmer as the hollow Alpaca fibers trap and retain heat better. *Hydrophobic, wicks moisture away to keep feet dry. *No harsh chemicals used in manufacturing. *Antimicrobial reduces foot odors. *Non allergenic so feet don't itch.