UPDATE: 4/14/2011: For those of you having trouble with getting the socks to fit - Try this from my errata page.
Can you really crochet socks that FIT and LOOK GREAT?
Yes you can!
Karen Ratto-Whooley carefully developed these 9 patterns and easy to follow step by step instructions so that you can easily produce comfortable, colorful socks in the sizes that fit you and your loved ones best.
You’ll find two patterns in men’s sizes, five in women’s sizes and two that fit older children as well as women. The handy information on Tools, Yarn, Sizing and Types of Heels will speed you on your way to creating these soft accessories for pampered feet. It won’t be long before you hear yourself say, “I can’t believe I’m crocheting socks!