Well, I didn't think when I started knitting that socks would interest me. After all, you work hard on an item and it ends up on someone's smelly feet! And they wear out!
But you know what? They're fun to do! So anyone who hasn't tried knitting socks, stop whatever it is you're working on and knit a pair
I used some self striping yarn I found while on vacation in Vancouver BC, at Burnaby Knits. (The brand was Clown).
No pattern, just browsing through dozens of sock patterns on the net and put together my own hybrid sock instructions, whatever it was that I could understand easily.
After going through the exercise, its much easier than it looked before I tried
On to the next pair...