Diamonds in His Shoes A nicely textured pattern that is fun and easy to knit, and results in a sock that Mr. Picky my husband will actually wear. Socks are knit from the toe up, and have a short-row heel. Buy now Ravelry Patternfish Materials Yarn: Fingering weight sock yarn. Model: Crystal Palace Maizy in Night Shades; 82% corn fiber, 18% nylon; 204 yards in 50 grams. Gauge: 7.5 stitches per inch. Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm). Finished size: 7.5 [9, 10.75] inches. Stitch instructions: Charted and written.