The Ayim [Women’s Sock]


The Ayim sock is influenced by patterns often found on an African mud cloth. It symbolizes May’s roots and her fight for afro-germans’ rights and the struggles with isolation and racism many have faced. With this design, we stand with her convictions and activism for acceptance, respect and love for afro-germans! Learn more about the life of May Ayim here.

Love this design? Check out the men’s sizes here and for teens here.

With every pair of socks you buy, a donation is made to Project TrĂªs – an initiative to empower and promote the economic development of women in India and Kenya.
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Where am I made?

I am produced in Poland, about 300km away from Berlin (where our head office is). I am made by a small family business who has been supporting their local economy for years. They adhere to European working standards and conditions and pay their employees fairly.

Who designed me?

I am designed by Kelly – a brilliant badass woman, kick-ass designer, mama of two, handmade-goods extraordinaire and creative professional. Read more about her on our blog.

brown and beige african mudcloth socks for women

How do I support women?

I tell the story of May Ayim and every time you buy me online, a donation is made to a women’s charity. Our company is owned by a woman. We aim to hire and support as many women as possible in every branch of our business!

What about sustainability?

My shipping packaging is 100% recycled and the only plastic on me is the small staple that holds the sock label together! My thread is also dyed in Europe.

Additional information

Women's Sizes

36-38 EUR = 5-7.5 US, 39-41 EUR = 8-9.5 US, 42-44 EUR = 10-12 US


75% cotton, 23% polyamide, 2% elastic