and here I am. So far, so good. I promised you pictures of the new sock blank. This is technically called the Whimzy Pinzy Creations Feet Sheet. This Etsy seller also offers predyed Feet Sheets that come in some nifty designs. I used a paintbrush and some Jacquard Dyes on my blank sheet:
This blank is double-stranded so the two socks will match. They are next in line for the needles after the Monkeys are finished.