My cousin just had her first baby, and I greedily took advantage of the occasion by using it as an excuse to make my first pair of baby socks:
I think I might make these again.
For my fellow knitters, here's the pattern I used. It was free, and while I might have modified it a bit to fit the way I like knitting my socks, I found it a great jumping-off point.
Yarn is leftover Cascade Heritage, the colorway I used to make my dad's gloves.
I also used the same yarn to make a matching baby hat:
I like the sock-and-hat gift set idea. I can see myself doing it again.
Peace of Christ to you,