I like the majority of the socks on Sock Madness, but I have a small narrow foot, and the socks rarely fit me. I can usually give them to the Hubz (if they are massive) or to a daughter. But I want them for me, too. So my solution is to re-engineer the patterns so that they are my size. That's usually pretty simple to do. (I've been knitting socks for decades).
I fell in love with the slip-stitch pattern on this pair, and changed the contrasting yarn to something that had been hanging around forever. This photo is of the original pattern, and the socks are donated to DD#1.
old pattern of mine that's still someplace on Ravelry.
Here's a very blurry photo of it. Not much to see, and the color is off, but there it is. It'll be very pretty when finished.