Visit knittingrecipes.com to generate a custom sock pattern for you based on your gauge, foot circumference, foot length, and construction preferences. You have the option of knitting a cuff-down sock with a heel flap and gusset, or a short row heel. Or you can create a toe-up sock pattern with a short row heel. You can substitute anything you want! It has 10% negative ease built right into the stitch counts. This is not a tutorial, but it is a free, thorough vanilla sock pattern customized for you every time without you having to do any math whatsoever.
After you dip your feet into this vanilla sock pattern generator, you can browse for another sock pattern from my collection of Arbor Twist sock patterns. Find easy sock patterns, or try cable socks, colorwork socks, lace socks, or brioche socks for a bigger challenge.