socks - pattern? how do you make them? i think this pattern might come close in technique: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/argyle-socks-refootable lots of other examples here: http://www.freevintageknitting.com/socks.html
DIY sweater boots! Genius for those of us that are so difficult to find a good fit in the foot and calf!
Recycled Wool Sweater slippers - tutorial! (Make the size YOU need - infant to adult)
Working a double gusset on the sole of a sock, to make the arch hug the foot more. Instructions on this blog: http://turtlegirl76.com/2011/11/07/tutorial-double-gusset-heel