Definition of Argyle

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 colors, but two color 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 of Argyle: From the district of Argyll in the West Highlands of Scotland.

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