Brand Partner

REGIA offers guaranteed quality, innovative effects and an incomparable range of yarns and colors with high-quality yarns for all aspects of sock knitting – the leading sock yarn brand since 1949 benefits from its many years of expertise and high production standards.

Chessmaster Socks

The Pattern

These socks have a simple, catchy pattern that nevertheless provides variety and is thus very quickly knitted. The checkerboard pattern is created here by right and left knitted squares. Thanks to the Botties soles, the great socks become fantastic slippers with barefoot feeling.

Sources of Supply

Tutorial, Soles and Yarn are available here:

The Designer

Christian – better known as mister masche – is a passionate knitter. He is particularly fascinated by sock knitting. There is always at least one pair of socks on his needles. Since 2019, he has been designing knitting patterns for socks, hats, sweaters and scarves.


Join him on Instagram this October as he guides you through his creative process, showcasing this model in stories and posts.

Fancy some Chessmaster Socks?

Get your materials pack and get started:

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We want to share your great Botties with the instagram community: @originalbotties,  @mistermasche and @regia_yarns



You don’t use Instagram but still want to share your Botties with the world? Send us your images to along with your consent for us to post them on our channels.

You would like to participate in the Botties Bash, but have your own ideas for homemade Botties? No problem, there are no restrictions. Get creative and surprise the community!

You can’t attend the digital party in October? That’s a pity, but even after that you can still post your pictures and tag us! We will be happy to share your creations!