I can't believe it, but I knit a whole sock this weekend! It's a tall sock too (8-9" leg)!
The pattern is the Sky Sock from New Pathways for Sock Knitters by Cat Bordhi. Instead of putting the heel increases on the heel side, the increases are on the top of the foot/ankle, as you can see in the picture below: Here is the view of the increases that the wearer sees. Quite subtle in this yarn, but it adds more interest than a plain "regular" sock.
I finished the sock off with a star toe (from the toe section at the back of the above book).
The one thing that this book didn't seem to cover was the gusset decreases. At the end of the heel turn, I had all of the heel stitches on one needle, so I just decreased every second round at the end of each side of the top of the foot. I like the look it created.
I'm already about 2.5" down the second leg. Unfortunately, it's a fairly boring knit though. Too much stockinette for my liking. I'm hoping to be all done the 2nd by the weekend. Eeek! It's Wednesday. I'd better get knitting!