*Touches sock* ohh, these feel nice, not like a prickly recycled wool cactus at all. Slip into these boot socks which were made in the USA and instantly gain all-day protection from the outside elements. Recycled: each pair of socks is sourced from recycled materials. Cushioned footbed:additional padding and comfort in the heel, arch and toe. Arch support:dynamic support with light compression, to help support your feet and lessen fatigue.