Hill Country Socks

This sock design includes my favorite features–old Norwegian cast-on, k3-p1 ribs around the leg and along the instep, opposing cables along the sides of the leg forming clocks that split for the heel and instep, a round heel, and a wedge toe finished off with Kitchener stitch. To give the ribs definition, the first knit stitch of each k3 rib column is knitted through the back loop; you could knit the last stitch of each column through the back too, if desired. Two rounds of cable crosses add interest to the cuffs.