10. That Custom Fitting Thing.
9. Your own foot is always available for fittings.
8. Supporting Indie dyers/producers of custom sock yarns.
7. Wow! what a great colorway!
6. Supporting Indie Sock pattern designers, or designing them yourself.
5. They will be worn with pride.
4. They will be properly appreciated.
2. A good conservation starter, especially for finding other knitters.
1. Being able to say, “I KNIT THEM MYSELF.”