Don't all designs start with kind of a base model, though? Like say you use a basic sock pattern that you pull from anywhere.com, but you end up striping it, putting mini cables, etc. It would be a different sock.
This stuff is so confusing. I often get inspired when I look at something and then completely change it...and wanted to be able to post the new stuff on my website.
No, I am not ashamed that I have a major crush on a man who dressed in tights and made faces for most of the 80's, and now plays a crippled drug addicted doctor...and is almost the same age as my father.