If you are unsure if socks will fit you or not it is nice to knit them from the toe up, as you can try them on as you knit them. Like these
which I am knitting at now for Ruben.
Here are the finished Twisted socks that I was knitting on my last post.
which I think have an elven look to them, but I am disappointed with the ribbing on the cuff. The ribbing isn't very stretchy so the cuff does not hug the leg, though it does stay in place.