I agree 100%. The best advice I can ever give on socks (and I can give advice since I have knit several pairs) is this:
#1. USE SILVER'S SOCK TUTORIAL!!!!!
#2. Give it 2". It always feels awkward at first. Stick with it until your sock measures 2" and I promise it will feel much more natural!
OTN: Jaywalkers (hibernating), Webs Scarf