# The characteristics of lightweight socks
Discover all the light sock styles here! When you have slipped them on, it won't feel like you have any socks on at all. Far from having your feet feel cold, these knee-highs protect you from excess moisture.
# What materials to choose?
And did you know that linen socks absorb 30% of their weight in moisture, which gives the skin a feeling of freshness? This means that they are the perfect knee-highs for warm weather.
Cotton lisle socks are a perfect example of the lightness of these knee-highs, and this doesn't come at the expense of their durability
For a feeling of extreme softness and a wonderfully light material, you will find Sea Island cotton socks in this category.