A long, long time ago, in a world before I blogged, I used to be a member of the Sockknitters yahoo group. And we did a sock swap. I had a very nice pal for the swap who made me a beautiful pair of Baby Rib Cable Socks. I wore those socks until they were barely held together by a thread... I loved them. And I always wanted to make a replacement pair for myself. Never did.
But - now that I'm working on my Christmas knitting - I decided to make one of my gift socks in this fun pattern. I also decided to use a skein of yarn I keep on saving for 'something special':
The yarn is Bearfoot Sock from Mountain Colors - and after years of hand knit sock wearing, I recognise that even though this yarn is labeled 'superwash' - the 25% mohair will just felt on my feet (I'm a sweaty foot type of gal - TMI? Sorry). So - I'm going to make myself happy by knitting these into great socks for a good friend.