So you want to knit some socks? Ann Norling pattern #12 is an excellent beginner sock pattern that you can use again and again. As your skills advance, add pattern stitches, colorwork, etc. The pattern is written for four gauges (5, 6, 7 and 8/9 sts/inch) for an adult medium sock.
For the ultimate sock experience, try our 6" double points, a favorite for sock knitters.