I managed to finish the first sock when I was in NYC this past week. I used Regia Stretch. I am really enjoying knitting this pattern. I knit the pattern in the large size and Knitpicks 0 circular needles doing the magic loop method and I knit the sock from the toe up. I did the chart from row 1 to 24 instead of changing it to go from 24 down to 1. I will make these socks again and when I do I think I am going to change to the US 1 needle for the cuff the next time I do the pattern.