I didn't start my dad's socks until we were sitting in the airport on the way there. These were to be my first socks and my dad is a very particular individual and... well, I procrastinated. Obviously. Badly. Ineffectively.
I did not finish them before our arrival.
I did not finish them before our departure.
I did not finish them before arriving home -- via a week in California.
I did not finish them. And then I lost them. Or it, rather: one lonely unfinished sock.
|What what whaaatt??!|
COULD IT BE??!
|Yes, it could! (Something's coming, something good.)|
FINALLY. It's the Mr. Pitt's Socks (aka Dad Socks) [Rav link] designed by Kaitlyn Wong! The name is a Seinfeld reference to Elaine's picky boss who needed the perfect socks. Since my dad is so very choosy, I figured this pattern + Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine in a classy shade (Salt & Pepper) might not be completely rejected -- croisons les doigts!
I'm so glad I printed the pattern out and kept it in the project bag because the pattern link on Ravelry is broken now! I guess she doesn't support it anymore? Very weird. It was free, and I've got it, if folks want it.