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Denali
12-05-2006, 07:40 PM
I am trying to knit some socks for my mom for Christmas. I would like recommendations on yarn. Something really soft, yet warm, and machine washable (if that is possible) What if your favorite sock yarn and do you know a good online store to buy from?

Thanks

knitqueen
12-05-2006, 07:48 PM
There have been LOTS topics discussing sock yarn, here are a few that I came up with by using the 'search' feature at the top of the page:

Favorite place and kind of sock yarn to buy (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22078&highlight=favorite+favourite+sock+yarn)

Your Favorite Sock Yarns (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18170&highlight=favorite+sock+yarn)

favorite machine washable/dryable sock yarn? (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=21562&highlight=favorite+favourite+sock+yarn)

What is your favorite sock yarn? (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17616&highlight=favorite+sock+yarn)

Hope this helps.

xxx

Darcy39
12-06-2006, 03:53 AM
Koigu sock yarn

mulene
12-06-2006, 08:10 AM
I am LOVING Regia sock yarn. It is washable, warm, comfortable and nice ot knit with. I love the colour combinations too - they have crazy colour, self striping and single colours. They also have a variety of types; silk, wool/polyamide mix bamboo/wool mix etc.

Very nice, sturdy sock yarn.

Denali
12-06-2006, 12:29 PM
Thanks I will check out these siites.