One leg reads "Go Gryffindor Go" and the other reads "Lions for the Cup" (slogans from PoA). Click on the images for a larger view.
Six Sox Knit-alongers will recognize the inspiration was Adrienne's excellent variation on the Go Team Go!! pattern by Soxie. They're child-sized, measuring 7.5 inches (19 cm) from toe to heel. The yarns are washable oddments from stash: some acrylic, some wool, some sock yarn of forgotten content, probably wool and nylon.
I enjoyed making them so much that I'd like to spread the HP happiness and give them away to a lucky person. Just leave a comment by midnight November 8 (Election Day roundabout Exit 151) telling me why you want them. I'll pick the recipient on November 9 and will send the socks via U.S. mail (sorry, I don't have Owl Post). There should be ample time for the socks to arrive before the GoF movie launch.
So, take your Felix Felicitas, concentrate on your goal, and
[Added 10/09/05: The giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered!]