Not sure if you can see the pattern, let me get a closer shot so you can really see the bamboo like pattern:
Isn't that really neat. And the wool is 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, a temptation buy, I mean who can resist such a wonderful wool. I have been challenging myself with my knitting lately, looking for more interesting patterns that add a bit of difficulty to my socks. I have found a great site for free patterns. This pattern, if you are interested in knitting them yourself, is:
using 4 double point needles
K2P2 for about 2 inches for the ribbing then:
Round1-K, Round2-YO, K2 St, then slip the YO over the 2 K stitches on your right needle, Round 3+4-K Repeat this for as long as you want the body of your sock.