Don't have much to say about these socks except I'm happy with them and looking forward to wearing them often.
The pattern instructions are a good example of how to increase for a sock cable after the ribbing is finished and decrease for the heel or toe once the cabling is finished.
Pattern: BFF Socks, a free pattern by Cookie A. Size 56 stitches.
Yarn: Stalwart Sock from Slackford Studio. 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon 4 Ply Fingering Weight Sock Yarn.
Color: Billie Jean.
Needles: Options 2.50mm circulars.
Gauge: 8 stitches/inch, 10 rows/inch in stockinette.
Evening stroll through the melting snow.