I have inherited a knit-socks phobia from my mother, she does not knit socks. I´m planning to step outside my comfort zone and knit some socks this year.
Mostly because I think several socks I have seen on pinterest are so cute
http://pinterest.com/pin/13229392625508655/ from http://petrao.blogspot.com/
and then a free pattern for these , can be found here: http://notesfromthesomething.typepad.com/notes-from-the-something/2010/02/love-socks.html