The only skein I had wound and designated for socks when I cast off the Strawberry Banana socks was a skein of Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Mediumweight in the My Blue Heaven Colorway. This is my second pair with this colorway, I also knit my Hawaii Socks out of MBH. I bought the skeins separately, but hey, I'm consistent in my purchasing of blue sock wool so that comes as no big surprise.
I hadn't really been paying attention when I cast on and lo and behold, it's the stitch count I use for the Philosopher. So, despite my more recent plans to only work on scarves for him, he's getting one more pair of socks.
I'm not very far along, especially considering how fast sport weight knits up. I'd expected, on Monday, to have a lot of time to work on them during an all day exam I was proctoring, but juggling grading sheets and working with the students precluded that.
I spent an hour over last weekend winding up more yarn for socks and Philoso-scarves. After winding up about 8 skeins, my comment to the Philosopher was "yeah but this won't last me very long" and then I had to laugh. Here was a lot of yarn, that will probably take me 3-4 months to knit up, but I don't see it as very much, and I fully expect to use that plus finish the other projects I'm currently working on during that time as well.
At this rate, I might have to start buying a lot of yarn again. Well, in a couple more years anyway. Won't that be horrible...