These socks be a real favorite with pirates n' wenches alike. Striped sock were popular with sailors in the 18th century n' these be a fine 97% cotton knee sock, which be perfect for warm weather pirate ports. Cotton breathes very well in hot climates. Comes in a large variety of common pirate color combinations. 3 inches of elastic ribbing at the top. Great with boots or our rope sandals. These socks be made in the USA. We carry an extra wide sock in the red n' black at the bottom.