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El Pine

El Pine

by Wigwam


A true Wigwam classic. Rugged 3-ply yarns make this the ultimate reinforced ragg wool sock. True fit leg. Fortified heel and toe. Low profile toe closure. Heavyweight, homespun wool. The original ragg wool sock. 81% Wool, 15% Nylon, 4% Spandex.

This sock is proudly made by Wigwam in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.

Gender: Men's, Women's


Sock Features

Hover over the highlighted areas below to learn about the special features of this sock.

Conventional Cuff
This sock features a conventional cuff. The true rib construction comes right to the top of the sock.
The leg of this sock is crew length. The true rib stitch is attractive and functional. It is a thicker leg that adds warmth.
Top of Foot (Instep)
The top of the foot is made of the same dense wool as the sole.
The heel is made of the same wool construction as the rest of the foot.
This closure is a conventional low-profile closure.
Bottom of Foot (Sole)
The sole is made with a dense wool. The dense wool doesn't compress as much as a terry loop.

Sock Thickness

Sock Sole Thickness
2.7 mm
Bottom of Foot Thickness
The sole is thick and dense so it compresses less than most socks.
6th thickest bottom of 21 Men's Socks
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Top of Foot Thickness
2.6 mm
Top of Foot Thickness
The top of the foot is the same thickness as the sole.
4th thickest top of 21 Men's Socks
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Sock Leg Thickness
3.4 mm
Leg Thickness
The leg features a thick and dense true rib.
1st thickest leg of 21 Men's Socks
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Wool - 81%

  • Superior Insulation
  • Natural Goodness
  • Wicks Away Moisture
  • Very Warm

Other Materials

  • 15% Nylon
  • 4% Spandex


Crew Length Crew Length: This sock measures 25.0 cm (9.8 in) in length. At 25 cm, this is a slightly shorter crew length. It will generally rest below the calf.



Because it has a high wool content and low nylon content, it isn't as stretchy as most other socks. This sock is designed and sized to accommodate the materials so it still fits true to size.


The rugged yarn of this sock makes for a very durable wool construction. The yarn fibers are very large and visible. This is part of the design appeal of the sock.

Raw Sock Data

Bottom Thickness:2.7 mm
Bottom Thickness (compressed):2.2 mm
Top Thickness:2.6 mm
Top Thickness (compressed):2.1 mm
Leg Thickness:3.4 mm
Leg Thickness (compressed):2.4 mm
Leg Length:25.0 cm (9.8 in)
Leg Length (stretched):36.0 cm (14.2 in)
Leg Width:10.0 cm (3.9 in)
Leg Width (stretched):16.0 cm (6.3 in)
Foot Width:11.0 cm (4.3 in)
Foot Width (stretched):17.0 cm (6.7 in)
Heel Reinforcement:No
Toe Reinforcement:No
Bottom Cushioning:No
Top Cushioning:No
Leg Cushioning:No

Sockspert Opinions

John's Thoughts

Do you feel that merino wool is for sissies? Do you feel the need to have a classic pair of standard itchy wool socks? If you answered yes to either of the previous questions, than you have found your sock. Made of classic ragg wool, these will give you the look and feel of an old school pair of wool socks. These socks have a classic wool thickness too. The entire sock is made of nice thick classic wool. and so it should come as no surprise that these socks are very warm.

The most interesting style trend is making these socks hip again. Just a few weeks ago someone sent me a page cut out of a famous men’s magazine (starts with G and ends with Q). The article states that “rugged ragg socks are required footwear this fall.” Couldn’t have said it better myself. Buy early, buy often!



Q. Are these socks made of Merino Wool and if not, are they itchy?
A. These socks are NOT made from Merino Wool. While they aren't as itchy as many old wool socks, they are considered "itchy" when compared to a much softer Mernino Wool. If you are sensitive to traditional wool, we suggest you choose a Merino Wool sock or the new Cotton Ragg Sock called the Wigwam Cypress.