Frequently at lunch whengaiasmiles and I will work on a bit of knitting, so I've seen these socks progressing, and am picking up some helpful tips.
The first time I saw the socks, I was witness to the magic of the heel forming:
The next day, stitches were picked up for the gusset...
And the last time I saw them, a foot was starting to materialize:
Updates to come! If you're in Vancouver, check out more of whengaiasmiles's work at Birkeland Brothers Wool on Main Street between 19th and 20th Avenues. She has a wicked-cool Alice in Wonderland-themed display in the window through January.