I wasn’t going to post about these, as they were finished before I started this blog-iteration. But then my darling mother (hi, Mama!) sent me some excellent pictures of them in use. These socks appear to have a sedative effect, aka MONDO RELAXXORTUDE.
Pattern: Laila’s Socks by Nancy Bush from Folk Knitting in Estonia
Yarn: Valley Yarns Huntington in olive and natural
Needles: size 2 DPNs
Modifications: none that I can think of, aside from making the ribbing at the top a little longer.