The motif for this design is the costumes worn by Native Americans for the Potlach ceremony to celebrate good harvest and good fortune of the people. It is said that the women of the Navajo and Pueble tribes were highly skilled at weaving with sheep, goat, and deer fibers.
These socks use combed cotton yarn, which is a very soft version of regular cotton. Combed cotton doesn't have any impurities or short protruding threads, is stronger than regular cotton, and is made by treating the cotton fibers before they are spun into yarn.
Morning errands wearing the new cotton blend Chup socks. I was concerned that the cotton blends would have the same "stay put" features as the wool Chups. No need to worry they are are grand. Cotton goodness on the feet!