These classic socks styled for the man feature a handsome textured pattern stitch of embossed ribs and diamonds. As preferred by most men, there is a deep ribbed cuff and the pattern stitch is only used on the leg. Of course, feel free to make a shallower ribbing or carry the pattern stitch down the top of the foot if you prefer. Pattern includes both charted and written stitch instructions. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, basics of making socks Pattern includes both charted and written stitch instructions GAUGE 8 sts/inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Adult large. Planned leg height (top of heel to top edge of cuff) is approximately 7" including 3" of ribbing.