Go for it! Pattern is here
and they were fun to knit!
I used fingering weight, but you would likely use sport or worsted, and follow a similar chart (unless you want flowers........)
The stranding means that they are basically double thick - very nice and warm! Plus, I now love stranding - not only for the looks, but because I hate weaving in ends, and stranding means that the inside is already a mess, you just add the ends to the strands and you're done, yay!