A "version" of the tartan of the Scottish clan Argyle.
Also known as Bias_Plaid.
Comprising a Diamond-shaped knit design that appears to be inlaid into the fabric. Usually three colours, but two colour combinations are also used.
Originally hand knitted, but is now machine-made throughout the world using the intarsia method.
Tartan socks featuring the argyle pattern are worn with the kilt, particularly by military regiments.
Derivation: From the district of Argyll in the West Highlands of Scotland.