|Lion Brand Superwash Merino in Burgundy|
I had so much fun knitting Mark's toe-up socks that I immediately cast on another for me, this time with US2 DPNs and in a dk weight yarn. By the way, this yarn is my perfect sock yarn: soft but holds stitch definition, warm but not hot, and machine washable.
I didn't want a plain vanilla sock so looked around my various stitch dictionaries for patterns. As I went through my Ravelry library, I came across the Gia Fingerless Mitts pattern that I had stored a while back and instantly knew that I could modify them for my socks.
The knitting went super fast as the lace panel is quick to memorize and with dk weight, the socks were finished in no time. I love how these turned out ... I think the one lace motif up the front of the foot adds a Downton Abbey kind of vibe, don't you think?