This is the peacock sock from Maggie's Rags...
I like the pattern. I would like to make it in peacock colors...
It's a tiny square stitch pattern, which would do fine as anything... but I don't know how it's done... And it's a copyrighted pattern too, and I have no possibility to get the pattern :-(
There are so many fascinating knitting stitch patterns out there... it's amazing that this variety has been created with k's, p's, yo's and k2tog's...
You can for example look at these stitches
Here's some more http://knitting.about.com/library/weekly/blstitches.htm
and here's a couple... http://www.knitting-and.com/knitting/patterns-stitches.htm
and here's some too http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/stitches.php
Here's A LOT of stitches ;-) http://www.knittingfool.com/pages/StCatalog.cfm?alpha=A
Italian site with stitches in charts and words (Italian...) http://digilander.iol.it/MarcellaMaglie2/i_punti.htm
added 7.11. http://www.thedietdiary.com/blog/lu-stitch_patterns.php
corrections to "365 knitting stitches a year" calendar
added 2.12. http://www.geocities.com/love2knit_dishcloths/DishclothIndex.html
Yes, it says "dishcloth index", but they are actually stitches. Dishcloth 21; Feather Lace, looks like this sock...