This is the first pair of socks I've finished in a long time, and the first pair of interesting (non-stockinette) socks I've finished this year.
Pattern: Marilinda, by Cookie A.
Yarn: Shelridge Farm Soft Touch Sock in Marigold
Needles: US 1 DPNs
I'm not sure if it was all the people getting ready for Socktober or just the coming of the cooler weather, but I was suddenly itching to start some socks about a month ago. And I thought I'd finish up a pair so I could actually wear them!
I got this yarn at Rhinebeck in 2008. At the time, I was obsessed with this color. Since then I've knit a sweater in this color, sewn a dress in this color, and I've bought a jacket, tank top, and handbag in this color. I think I'm pretty much satisfied, but if you see any (comfortable) shoes in this color, please do let me know.
The socks were fun to knit, and I could knit without the chart after a couple of repeats. I like the little seam of stitches that go down the back of the sock, and the charted heels are also a nice touch.
In case you're worried that there are now not enough single socks at my house, I hope this sets your mind to rest. I don't think I'll ever run out of single socks!