|This pattern celebrates the rebellious life of Eddie Chapman, a.k.a. Agent Zigzag (1914-1997), who went from unruly criminal to unsung war-hero.|
|This pattern celebrates Annie Taylor, who became the first person to plunge over the Niagara Falls in a barrel.|
|This pattern celebrates the life of Denise Austin (unknown-1997), the compassionate Irish zoo worker.|
|This pattern celebrates the remarkable achievements of Elsie Inglis (1864 – 1917), the Scottish surgeon and suffragist.|
|This pattern celebrates the life of Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797), the former slave who tirelessly campaigned for the abolition of the slave trade.|
|This pattern celebrates the revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), who led the Risorgimento that broke the shackles of foreign domination and unified Italy.|
|Heron of Alexandria|
|This pattern celebrates Heron of Alexandria (c.10 AD – c.70 AD), the Greek inventor and mathematician.|
|This pattern celebrates Imhotep (c.2650-2600 BC), the ancient Egyptian architect.|
|This design celebrates John Spilsbury (1739 – 1769), the British cartographer who invented the jigsaw puzzle.|
|This design celebrates Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), whose disregard for convention culminated in the influential avant-garde of Cubism.|
|This design celebrates the life of Rob Roy MacGregor (1671-1734), the infamous Scottish outlaw.|
|These socks celebrate Roger Bacon (c.1220 – c. 1292), the English friar who discovered light and refraction.|
This design celebrates Erno Rubik (1944-present), an eccentric Hungarian professor.
Determined to bamboozle even his brightest students, Rubik resolved to design a puzzle of apparent physical and spatial impossibility.
These socks celebrate the rebellious work of the Solf Circle (1936-1944).
Led by a German widow, Johanna Solf, the Solf Circle risked torture and execution by establishing an intellectual resistance to Nazism in the heart of Berlin.
|Tupac Amaru II|
This design celebrates the life of Tupac Amaru II (1738-1781), the heroic champion of Peruvian independence and indigenous rights.
With Spanish Bourbon rule oppressing the native population, Amaru longed for a revival of the Inca age. One evening he sprang upon the inebriated Spanish Governor, kidnapped him and stirred a passionate uprising.
This design celebrates Walter Smith (1859 – 1946), the British-born father of rock climbing.
Although Eton and Oxford educated, Smith was better known for his athleticism than his academic abilities with rumours flying that one afternoon he had casually broken the 25-foot long jump world record.
|These socks celebrate the heroic rebellion of the White Swallow crew in 1866.|