This is Sam Gamgee.
While hobbits do not wear socks, I believe if they did that Sam would knit them. They are objects like himself, seemingly humble, ordinary, and workaday, and for all that essential. A well-made and perfectly fitting sock, like a good friend, is a comfort beyond the luxuries of kings.
In deference to Samwise's love of plants and growing things, this sock has leaf motifs which lean masculine, suitable for comfortable days at home or simply walking into Mordor.
In another hobbit-y turn, these socks are likely to be especially appreciated by the large of foot (such as myself). Many sock patterns, especially the more intricate, simply stick a few lines of stockinette between the main motifs for larger sizes, which is often fine but sometimes a bit off (especially when you get to the leg where there will be an inch of plain knitting between elaborate motifs). In these, the large size is fully designed and every bit as attractive as