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Please join me in welcoming Phil Grant, of NZ Natural Clothing for a special giveaway of four pairs of Norsewear Wool Socks!




NZ Natural Clothing specialises in clothing made in New Zealand from locally-sourced wool. Along with Norsewear socks, they also sell natural ethical clothes designed for cold climates and outdoor use on the homestead and beyond.



Read the review of Norsewear Socks here!
 
 


At the end of this week, we'll make a drawing for 4 lucky winners to win their choice of a pair of Norsewear socks. From now until Friday, all new posts in the animal fibers forum are eligible to win.
 
To win, you must use a name that follows our naming policy and you must have your email set up to receive the Daily-ish email.
 
When the four winners are selected, they will be announced in this thread and their email address will be sent to the manufacturer, and the manufacturer will sort out the delivery details with the winners.

 
Posts in this thread won't count as an entry to win the tool, but please say "Hi!" to Phil and make him feel welcome!
 
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Welcome Phil! Your socks look warm and cozy and I'm hoping to win a pair!
 
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Hello Phil and wanted to say those are beautiful socks! I love knitting but haven’t graduated to socks yet! Wool is the best fiber for socks in my
Opinion- as they wic away moisture!
Have a great day! 😍
 
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Welcome to the forum! Those socks look so cozy and warm.
 
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Hi Phil! I'm glad you're here and welcome to Permies!
 
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Hi Phil,

Welcome to Permies.

I read the description page and loved this sentence:

"Norsewear is a New Zealand clothing company built on a

close-knit community

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Looking forward to my feet being embraced by a pair of these close-knit socks.

Thank you.

 
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Welcome, Phil! I'm looking forward to being to know your company and socks!
 
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Those sox look wonderful!  Welcome to Permies!
 
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Hi Phil. Welcome to Permies!
 
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Hello and Welcome!

Those look like cosy socks!  New Zealand grows some of the best wool in the world.  I would say The best, but my sheep are listening and they get jealous.  

Thanks for hanging out with us this week.
 
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Hello and welcome! Since r ranson's sheep will get jealous, I'll have to protect them by getting the socks instead!

To be honest, I wear wool socks all winter and well into spring because of our damp climate and my tendency to always have cold feet. I recommend them to anyone who hasn't tried them. I admit, due to my lack of both sheep and knitting skills, I buy commercial ones. r ranson does have *really* cute sheep - particularly those "jumping lambs" she posted.
 
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WOW!  did you guys see these on their page?



cutest socks ever!

reminds me of the book Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story Paperback by Leonie Swann.
 
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James Freyr wrote:Hi Phil! I'm glad you're here and welcome to Permies!



Thank you, I am pretty stoked to have been asked by Kate to be here.
 
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Lee Gee wrote:Hi Phil,

Welcome to Permies.

I read the description page and loved this sentence:

"Norsewear is a New Zealand clothing company built on a

close-knit community

.

Looking forward to my feet being embraced by a pair of these close-knit socks.

Thank you.



Thanks Lee, for the welcome and I am sure we really do " stick to the knitting" (staying focussed on what we are good at)
 
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Carla Burke wrote:Welcome, Phil! I'm looking forward to being to know your company and socks!



Thanks Carla, our live chat is 9am to 5pm NZ time every day the team are happy to help straight off our shop floor, We are proud of our many blog posts on care and wearing of our products. https://nznaturalclothingshop.co.nz/our-blog/
 
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James Freyr wrote:Hi Phil! I'm glad you're here and welcome to Permies!



In Kiwi as lingo "Cheers Bro" :)
 
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Phil Gardener wrote:Those sox look wonderful!  Welcome to Permies!



Thanks, Phil, durable as too, as long as you get the correct sizes! Phil.
 
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Gail Jardin wrote:Hi Phil. Welcome to Permies!



Thank you Gail
 
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r ranson wrote:Hello and Welcome!

Those look like cosy socks!  New Zealand grows some of the best wool in the world.  I would say The best, but my sheep are listening and they get jealous.  

Thanks for hanging out with us this week.



Loving the hangout already , thank you and yes we have some great stories on wool too From the Farm to the Garment!
A very cool farm with Tours, Farm to plate produce, Eco warriors, sustainable farming. Proud to be a partner with them.
https://nznaturalclothingshop.co.nz/our-blog/introducing-palliser-ridge/ https://nznaturalclothingshop.co.nz/our-blog/the-nznc-palliser-range/
Cheers, Phil Grant
 
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Jay Angler wrote:Hello and welcome! Since r ranson's sheep will get jealous, I'll have to protect them by getting the socks instead!

To be honest, I wear wool socks all winter and well into spring because of our damp climate and my tendency to always have cold feet. I recommend them to anyone who hasn't tried them. I admit, due to my lack of both sheep and knitting skills, I buy commercial ones. r ranson does have *really* cute sheep - particularly those "jumping lambs" she posted.



Thanks for the support Jay, All Summer as well. I wear my merino wool socks all day 30deg c today no sweat! Phil
 
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r ranson wrote:WOW!  did you guys see these on their page?



cutest socks ever!

reminds me of the book Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story Paperback by Leonie Swann.



Thanks for the pictorial sock plug! these have a bit of synthetic in them but are super popular https://nznaturalclothingshop.co.nz/products/sheep-bed-socks-dutie-bull.html these great merino dress sock gifts.

Cheers, Phil
 
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Hi Phil!!! So nice for you to join us!
 
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Welcome Phil Grant! I'm a HUGE fan of wool socks! I hope your visit here this week is encouraging.
 
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Hey Phil! I hope your time here treats you well!
 
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Hi, Phil!

Your socks look like good ones for my husband.  Thanks for telling us about them!

(While I am a knitter and love to knit socks, my husband has big feet and won't wear the socks I've knitted for him because he doesn't want to wear them out, which is silly but not going to change.  So, I buy him machine-made wool socks.)
 
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Welcome, Phil! You guys have some really cute prints and quality-looking products. Thanks for the giveaway
 
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Welcome Phil, your socks look they would be great for those of us who have a 7-months-long winter.
 
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Welcome to the community Phil, Your sock looks so comfortable.
 
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Welcome to Permies! Those socks look amazing and I look forward to learning more about them!
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Welcome Phil!

These seem like they would invaluable here in the cold Vermont winters.
 
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Hello and welcome to permies! I love the fact you have a pink and purple sock option! =c) They would be great to have up here in northern maine, last year we got 14.5 feet. Of snow. This year only about 5 to 6 but lows of -45 and man the wind!   How has the winter been to you?
 
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Welcome Phil. I do knit wool socks myself. Those are thick socks. I like very fine wool socks too, so fine it's impossible to knit them by hand ... like the New Zealand wool socks I see here you can offer.
 
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Welcome Phil. Sure could use a pair of new socks for the cold weather we’rr Still having in Michigan!
 
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Please keep all welcome posts in this thread!

Horrible things just happened to this thread when I tried to merge in welcome posts that happened elsewhere in the forum. The posts are now all out of order. Please, please, PLEASE keep welcome posts in here. Trying to win by making a thread that is just a "Hi Phil, I want to win!", will probably get that thread deleted. Because, merging those posts into this thread is not easy! And, as we can see today, it can turn out horribly.

The rest of the Animal Fibers forum is a great place to ask questions, start discussions, join in discussions, share fibre projects, etc. Those are the kind of posts that count toward winning. I'm sorry if that was not made clearer.

Thank you so much for understanding!

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Oh my goodness!  Wool sock fetish here so a warm welcome Phil!
 
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Hey Phil. . . Welcome! I LOVE wool socks, and can’t wait to bless my feet w/ a pair of yours!
 
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Hey Phil! Can’t wait to wear a pair of your socks on my feet while hiking / gardening or taking care of little people! Wool socks are a favorite of mine due to their amazing longevity and moisture wicking potential!
 
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Hi Phil, glad you're part of this movement.
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