ABOUT PRINGLE. Founded in 1815 as a premium hosiery manufacturer, iconic Scottish brand Pringle has a heritage of quality and quintessentially British style. Today the label brings forth a unique fusion of traditional and modern design. Look to the Pringle aesthetic for a stylish line of socks and underwear, constructed from the finest materials for the very best in comfort and fit. Body: 95% Cotton, 5% Lycra Elastane.