About Us

For over fifteen years Solmate Socks has been designing and knitting stunning mismatched socks, hats, scarves, mittens and fingerless mittens. We have continuously demonstrated a commitment to protecting the environment, the health and safety of our employees, and the businesses and communities where we do business.

The Sock Story

Marianne Wakerlin started Solmate Socks in the year 2000 on the simple idea that “Life’s too short for matching socks.” As a lifelong textile artist with a wonderful eye for design and keen instinct for business, she knew there was a market for beautifully crafted, mismatched socks made right here in America.

The company grew out of a small room in her house to dozens of employees in three different offices in the US and the UK. It has been quite a journey for Marianne, and after fifteen years of hard work and success she has decided to put down the proverbial knitting needles and retire. As of January 1st, 2015 the new owners are Marianne’s son Randy and daughter-in-law Lisa.

Randy and Lisa have both been very involved with Solmate Socks for a number of years. They look forward to continuing the Socklady legacy for many years to come. They are firmly committed to keeping Solmate Socks as an eco-friendly, American made product with a focus on developing fresh designs and products to grow our business and yours.

To learn more about the eco-friendly values that Solmate Socks upholds, click HERE.

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