I love how they turned out! The yarn is Berroco Sox in color 1464. Because my feet are so small, I have enough leftover for some beekeeper's quilt pieces and maybe a cute baby hat.
As noted in a previous post, I have a stitch count I use for my socks and one I use for PK. When I get to the heel flap, I use an algorithm and the same for the gusset and toe. I really like the slip stitch heel flap because it holds up so much better in the long run.
Socks were knitted on US 2 DPNs. Way back when I first learned to knit my gauge was loose because of how I hold my yarn. Over the years, it has become very even and I can now use DPNs whereas before I got even looser on DPNs. There is something about this process that I prefer over all the other ways to knit socks. It feels a little more primal to me and for some odd reason I like that!
Colorful cozy toes!