My thoughts on this project of the month idea are a little mixed so far. I intended to use it to cut down on my gigantic works-in-progress pile, but it seems to be having the opposite effect. I knew the embroidery projects I chose wouldn't be completed in just a month, but I didn't expect this one to spur three new projects, either. Nor did I expect last month's socks to inspire another knitting project. I now have two cross-stitch projects, one embroidery project and another knitting project (not counting last month's unfinished socks) just hanging out waiting to be worked on -- and that's not counting the rest of my POM bags hanging up waiting to be chosen, or April's project, which is ...
Flutter-by Socks by Shannon Robalino. Can't see the pattern on Ravelry? Check it out here. The yarn is just Paton's Stretch Socks cotton/wool blend in Plum. The stitch pattern looks like this (couldn't find any Creative Commons licensed photos of the actual socks to share here -- boo. Mine will be CC licensed when they're finished, but that's a whole other story):
photo by aine d on flickr
Also, don't forget to vote on yesterday's poll! I'll keep the voting open until Sunday.