Wow, that sock pattern is pretty! I am so frustrated by lace though. I tried that not too long ago, I had so many mess ups.
My dog died almost a year ago, I suppose that goes to show that I haven't knit much since. Thanks for your condolences though.
I've seen the socks at knitty.com and magknits, they are pretty cool. I was actually considering Marnie Maclean's dragon socks too, but I am so leary of the lace and thin yarn.