These are top down socks knitted from cuff to toe in a rather fine gauge with lots of patterning and lots of twisted stitches. The stitch patterns are mostly traditional Bavarian and Austrian with adaptations.
Easy Socks--go down one needle size for women's sizing. These knit up beautifully and very fast! Lion Brand Wool Ease (worsted weight, 18 st = in stockinette on US Pattern gauge 24 st = in stockinette st on US