A little late for Christmas, but there probably is some cold weather left in Oregon so she can enjoy them before summer.
Not many people have brown as a favorite color, but the depth and beauty of some browns are at the top of my favorite color list. This is one of those browns.
Pattern: Retro Rib Socks by Evelyn Clark in Winter 2004 Interweave Knits.
Yarn: Stalwart Sock from Slackford Studio. 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon 4 Ply Fingering Weight Sock Yarn.
Needles: Options 2.50mm circulars.
Gauge: 8 stitches/inch, 10 rows/inch in stockinette.