Getting to Know Wigwam

Did you know that Wigwam has been making high quality socks in the United States for over 111 years? Needless to say, when you’ve been making socks for more than a century you get pretty good at it. Wigwam is one of our favorite sock brands, and once you get to know them, they’ll be one of your favorites, too. Here are some facts about Wigwam.

Fun facts about Wigwam

  • Wigwam was founded in 1905 as the Hand Knit Hosiery Company.
  • The company started with knitting needles, and over the years moved up to knitting machines.
  • Today, there are countless brands that make athletic socks, but Hand Knit was one of the first companies to produce athletic specific socks.
  • They dabbled in wool bathing suits briefly in the 1920s.
  • Hand Knit first started working synthetic fibers into socks in the 1940s.
  • Hand Knit Hosiery Company changed its name to Wigwam in 1957.
  • Wigwam made its way into the global market in the late 1980s. Today, Wigwam can be found across the globe.
  • Wigwam started using merino wool more than 20 years ago. Today, merino wool is the standard in outdoor socks.

Wigwam makes socks for every occasion. Whether you need socks for hiking, skiing, running, or just wearing to work, Wigwam has you covered in wool, nylon, Drirelease®, or whatever blend best suits you.

Learn more about Wigwam’s history.

U.S. made socks that come with a lifetime guarantee.

This sounds too good to be true, but it’s just how Wigwam does things.

Wigwam started in Sheboygan and is still going strong in Sheboygan. The company still makes its socks in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.

And all Wigwam socks come with a lifetime guarantee.

Of course, the lifetime guarantee applies to defects in materials and workmanship. You can’t get your money back because your 10-year-old socks have started showing a hole in the heel.

If you’re fond of brands made in the USA, check out Wigwam.

Shop Wigwam socks at Uncle Sam’s Safari Outfitters

We sell Wigwam brand socks and hats here at Uncle Sam’s Safari Outfitters in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Stop by and check out our selection!

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