Really, I have very little time for crafting right now. Earlier this year I made ONE sock with this yarn. I packed that one sock and the remaining yarn and hoped that I would be able to knit a second sock by Christmas. Mission accomplished. This pair of socks is for my mother-in-law, a very talented knitter in her day, but she no longer knits because it bothers her shoulder. I know she will appreciate them! Oh - and now I just looked at my photo and see that you can only see 1 sock, but there are really 2 - they are stacked on top of each other!
The yarn is Lana Gatto Tollegno (made in Italy). It is 80% wool and 20% cashmere. It was on clearance at a LYS in the baby section. So soft! I am not sure though - I cast on using size 2 needles and only 52 stitches - that is what I always use for myself because I have thin legs. Now I am thinking that I should have cast on 60 for my MIL. Ah well, it is K2, P2 for the rib and then I did K3, P1 all the way down to the toe - I think it has enough stretch. If not, she can always give them back to me and I will knit her another pair.
One great thing about being in Austria - the stores (even the grocery stores!), often have wonderful sock yarn. It won't be hard for me to find yarn to start a second pair, if needed. However, I doubt that I will find wool/cashmere blend. OK - fingers crossed that these will have a wide enough cuff for her.