Here's what I've been working on. I used Opal solid in "Orchid", and #2 US dpn's. The pattern is from an old Bear Brand Socks pattern book. Here they are blocked:
Here's how they look from the front:
And here's a side view:
I'm really happy how they turned out. I hope my sister in-law likes them. I've started another pair using the same yarn in a blue color for my other sister in-law. I'm so glad to get these Christmas presents done before the stress of the season sets in.