The only thing I'm knitting in the midst of all my school work is a pair of socks for Hazel. This is going to be the year of socks and mittens, by the way. Tonight I finished one of the pair, and so I had to share even though the other has yet to be made.
I made up the pattern, which is really simple, and got help on the sizing based on a chart one of my knitting friends gave me. They are purposefully a bit big, as I hope they will fit best in the upcoming spring and really through next winter. And now for the funny part: