Anyway, I actually did surprisingly little knitting while on holiday. I'd expected to be pulling out my socks at every opportunity, but as it turned out, I reverted to my old ways and pulled out a book instead! Old habits die hard I guess.
Even so, I did manage to get enough knitting done that I'm now almost finished with my August socks. They're just plain-vanilla, toe-up and with a fish-lips-kiss heel. I quite like the flk heel for toe-up socks! Less hassle than gusset/heel flap, and fewer ends to weave in than an afterthought heel (which has otherwise been my go-to heel for toe-up. It's not even that hard to learn off by heart. By the second sock (so the fourth heel altogether as this is my second pair of socks with this heel) I had it down :)
Not sure what is up next, but probably something out of Socktopus which I just had to buy while abroad. Such beautiful socks! I pretty much want to knit all of them :) Just as well that I got some really gorgeous sock yarn while abroad as well :)
August Sock (Vanilla Socks)