And I'm halfway done with the April socks:
I'm using the Patons' Stretch. It makes for a nice, lightweight material, perfect for summer. In fact, that's what these are only ankle socks, because they're going to be warm-weather socks, perfect for wearing with shorts.
Seriously though...I am a horrible flyer. Because of that, I have a prescription for alprazolam that I only use for flying. So I popped my 0.5 mg pre-flight, and then another 0.5 mg at take-off. It makes me a cooperative and happy flyer...but not the most accurate knitter: this first sock is so full of typos that I gave up correcting them after a while. But the sock colors are so bright and joyous, and they feel so good, that I've dubbed them the Xanax socks.
They are better than real Xanax, too. I highly recommend that people try knitting socks instead of popping a pill for anxiety.
In terms of the stash bust, 5500 yards gone...6.25% of the way there!