Sussex – Loose Top

Sussex – Loose Top

Ankle length Loose Top Sock  –  Our ankle length comfort sock with a loose top, has a link toe seam and slack ribbed top which doesn’t grip the leg – meaning they stay up!


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Our ankle length comfort sock with a loose top, has a link toe seam and slack ribbed top which doesn’t grip the leg – meaning they stay up! 

Ideal as an everyday sock for around the house, outdoor wear or even as a comfortable bed sock.  This sock is perfect for those with circulation problems or if you do not want a sock that grips your leg.

51% Mohair 49% Nylon

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Small (4 – 7), Medium (8 – 10), Large (11 – 13)


Burnt Orange, Mint, Thistle, White, Aqua, Black, Blossom, Camel, Charcoal, Chocolate, Cream, Green, Green Haze, Grey, Mid Blue, Mustard, Navy, Pink, Purple, Red, Royal Blue, Stripe, Wine, Yellow

20 reviews for Sussex – Loose Top

  1. 5 out of 5

    Brian Brown

    I have been wearing these socks for many years, really do like them. So comfortable and they stay up!

  2. 5 out of 5

    C Ritchie (verified owner)

    I have bought Capricorn socks for more years than I recall and particularly like the Sussex loose top. They are very comfortable, they stay up, are not too thick to wear with ordinary footwear, are warm in winter and not too warm in summer – although I do refer here to Scottish summers. I am so pleased with them that I haven’t bought any other make of socks for years.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Lynne (verified owner)

    Great socks with super colours. Have had the Sussex socks in eleven different shades for years and wear them all year round. Everyone should have a pair.

  4. 5 out of 5

    steve.murray20 (verified owner)

    I bought these socks for days when I was slobbing around the house and to keep me cosy in bed. They stay up well despite being loose top and I have been wearing them as a boot sock as I like them so much. I don’t buy anything apart from mohair socks now as they are just so comfortable. I am diabetic and cannot stand seams that rub on my feet and toes. They are just as good as other more expensive UK brands and bigger more accurate sizes to the ones I have bought from abroad. I love the colours as there is a good mix of more sober colours but also some brighter ones on days you just need a pick me up. I will certainly buy them again.

  5. 5 out of 5

    yvonnejmurphy (verified owner)

    Yvonne Murphy October23, 2017
    I Have been buying Capricorn socks for my Husband for the past few years. When he was working he loved to wear the Surrey ankle length executive socks, saying that they were the most comfortable socks that he had. Since he finished work he continues to wear his Capricorn socks and our latest buy were for him to wear in his walking boots.
    I love all the bright colours he is more conservative in his colour choice.

  6. 5 out of 5

    ALISON (verified owner)

    These are the best socks ever! Great product and great service, will definitely be buying more!

  7. 5 out of 5

    Lyn (verified owner)

    Mint green Sussex – beautiful shade. Lovely product. I ordered 4 pairs and am now back on line for two more pairs for family. What more can I say?

  8. 5 out of 5

    Lyn C. (verified owner)


  9. 5 out of 5

    David Mitchell (verified owner)

  10. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Love my socks, second pair bought, total convert and bought some as a gift for a dear friend too. Thank you!

  11. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

  12. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great service.

  13. 5 out of 5

    Janet Russ (verified owner)

    These are fantastic socks. They are so comfortable. The wash up really well.

  14. 5 out of 5

    Susan (verified owner)

    Excellent arrived very quickly and they look good.

  15. 5 out of 5

    Janet R. (verified owner)

    I have been a regular customer for many years and keep returning

  16. 5 out of 5

    Jo Fisher (verified owner)

    I am wearing them today as I walk at aNT place on my 80th birthday. They are lovely and comfortable

  17. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    loose top works very well for swollen ankle and calf recovering from injury! Good for normal wear too…

  18. 5 out of 5

    Amy Preston (verified owner)

    Absolutely love these socks, they are the only brand I actually buy. They are so warm and comfy without causing sweaty feet! They work a treat for my raynauds in winter. All the sock colours are lovely as well

  19. 5 out of 5

    Janet H. (verified owner)

    I first discovered these whilst on holiday at Jobsons of Alnwick and bought my first pair. After lots of looking out in country shops and online I remembered where I bought them sent a picture and asked for help identifying them. Bravo they did but only had some dark colours at the moment so bought direct from you. I can honestly say they are fabulous. I can not recommend highly enough on wearability washability comfort and style not to mention amazing colours.

  20. 5 out of 5

    Rosemarie Rowe (verified owner)

    So pleased with these! Lovely colour and feel really good. No ridge across the top of the toes. The mohair seems to keep my feet dry too. Will definitely buy some more.

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Warm and Comfortable

Mohair is a fibre that is well known for its properties of warmth and comfort. It therefore produces socks that are ideal when you want warm and comfortable feet

Hard Wearing

Mohair is a very hard wearing fibre and is used for fabrics in aircraft seats for this reason. Many of our customers tell us that they have purchased ‘good quality’ socks from well known stores and they have worn out within 3 or 4 months. Whereas their Capricorn Mohair Socks are still wearing well!

Machine Washable

You can wash your Mohair socks in a washing machine on a warm wool wash cycle, without worrying about excessive shrinkage. When we visit shows selling our socks it’s not unusual for customers to proudly bring their Capricorn Mohair Socks they bought the previous year and show us how well they have worn and washed.

Do not smell after use!

If you look at wool under a microscope you see little burrs. These burrs provide a hiding place for bacteria that make wool socks smell. Mohair is a smooth fibre and has no hiding places for bacteria and that is why Mohair Socks do not smell!!


Do I have to Hand wash?

We recommend that you wash Capricorn Socks on a warm wash cycle 40 Degrees, or hand wash. Do NOT tumble dry

Do the colours run?

We advise that you wash the socks separately for the first few times, just in case.

Do they shrink?

Not normally, if you follow the washing instructions correctly

What do I do if I wash them in water that is too hot?

Use hair conditioner, socks your socks in hair conditioner and it will loosen the fibres up again. This method is also a great way to give your socks a new ‘lease of life’


Why do you add nylon to the Mohair?

Mohair has lots of strength and resistance to abrasion, but not much elasticity – so we add a special sort of nylon which augments the nylon but doesn’t detract from it’s benefits.


Come on, why don’t they smell?

The fibres of sheep’s wool have scales on them, but mohair fibres are smooth so there is nowhere for foot bacteria to hide. No bacteria = No smell


I have poor circulation – can I wear Capricorn Mohair Socks?

The loose top Sussex style don’t have an elastic top, instead they are ribbed to make them stay up. These socks also have a ‘linked toe’ in them to so you don’t have that horrible ridge under your toes. We sell lots of these socks to diabetics and people with circulation problems.

I am allergic to wool – can I wear your socks?

Being a hair, you could argue that it is more natural to wear mohair than wool from sheep. We have lots of customers with sensitive skin who wear our sock without any trouble. If you do have sensitive skin, why not try a pair of our cream coloured socks, they are not dyed to are kinder and softer on your feet.