I said "struggling" because I had to rip the first almost-done sock back to the end of the gusset decrease due to the too-much wiggle room in the toe section. Since I was using US0 needles already, changing to a smaller size just for the toe section didn't seem to be a good idea for me. The 72-stitch cast on is good enough to accomodate my big trunk of a leg, but I needed to go down to 68 stitches for the foot.
Pattern: 72-stitch cast on cuff-down sock pattern with the eye of partridge heel
This is my second pair of plain stocking stitch socks ... ever. I seldom knit plain socks ... but this time I found that it can be quite enjoyable ...
Yarn: Regia 4-ply Canadian Colours 4736 Ontario (75% Superwash Wool, 25% Polyamide)
I just checked on the web and found that there is a whole range of Canadian Colours in this Regia collection. I really like this Ontario colourway. Besides, the Regia yarn is a really pleasure to work with. It is nice on the hand and doesn't split like the Opal Uni ... softer too.
Needles: Crystal Palace bamboo dpns US0
Cast On: 04-26-2007
Cast Off: 05-12-2007
Now, I think I can concentrate on the Sockapalooza project. Yarns are chosen already ... once I read my pal's preference, I thought she would like this colourway: