Diluvian adjective - of, relating to, or brought about by a flood
It's hard to beat the fit of a basic ribbed sock, but they can be more than a little boring. But give them a bit of a twist? Sneak in some dropped stitches? Pay a bit of extra attention to the heel and the toe? All of a sudden you've got something that is a lot more fun. They're still every bit as comfy as the classic rib, just much more fetching!
Oh and if you're as easily amused as I am, they're also reversible. Take a look at the fifth picture. The sock on the left is right side out, the sock on the right is inside out. They're almost the same (and of course just as cute on either side). It makes them a fantastic choice for those of you who like princess soles.