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April 2014 Socks Complete

This will be a short post, because its late and I'm tired and it has been a cuh-razy long day/ weekend/ month!  I am so pleased that I got April's socks done, however, and this makes pair number FOUR of the year, which means I am still on-track for getting 12 done in 12 months!  Also, this is the SECOND pair that I intend to give as a Christmas gift, which means the SECOND gift is done and its only April.  Feelin' pretty good about that!  This pair is intended for son #3.  He loves pink and princess things, hence the pink toes and cuffs.  He also loves blue, so I made the body of the socks blue.  Its the perfect little marriage of color for my darling little guy.

One technical note:  this is also my second pair that I have made now WITHOUT any pattern.  I think this pair came out better than March's pair.  In other words, I think I'm getting better at understanding and creating basic sock structure.  Maybe after one more pair of patternless plain socks, I will try to create a pattern of my own... that is the goal!
Start Date:  April 19, 2014

Completion Date:  April 28, 2014

Yarn:  Vanna's Choice

Pattern:  None; improvised

Needles:  Knit Picks Harmony Interchangeables, size US 9

Project Bag:  Shockingly?  None!  I've been working on these strictly at home and only trekking them between living room and bedroom apparently didn't require a project bag... I didn't even realize this until now.  This is a travesty that will definitely be corrected for the next pair of socks.  To be without a project bag is like going out of the house without pants on; in other words, simply unacceptable!

And that's it for April's socks!  Done-o, complete-o, finished-o.  And now I'm off to bed, if I can tear myself away from the self-imposed Community marathon I'm currently enjoying...

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