Thank you Annica, Muum and Kylee for the comments on the socks. They were easy to make, and rather quick considering the size of the needles:-). As the yarn is variegated, it is a constant surprise.
I've been working on the TIF, developping the idea of lavender and olive trees. I will use a mix of machine and hand embroidery. Here is the first part, with the machine embroidery done. Now I have to populate the trees by hand.