I am in love.
I love the pattern (Chrysanthemums), I love the yarn (Patons Kroy Socks FX and Knitting Fever Angora Extra). It still desperately needs blocking and finishing, but so far I am totally jazzed:
(Yeah, we have tent pegs sitting on our deck. No clue why - ask my husband.)
I even managed to have the self-discipline enough to resist Second Mitten Syndrome: