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ebrperk 08-03-2006 03:04 PM

Favorite Sock Yarn
 
What is everyone's favorite sock yarn? I was just curious.

cheesiesmom 08-03-2006 03:20 PM

Well, I've only done 5 pairs of socks so far. I'm currently working on ladybug socks in Opal Rainforest (ladybug colorway). I love the way it feels and how it's knitting up. I rather liked using KP Dancing, too.

But so far the opal is my fave. I have a skein of opal petticoat which is calling out to be knitted.

itsbecca1979 08-03-2006 03:24 PM

I really like KP Dancing and Simple Stripes.

ctmax 08-03-2006 04:11 PM

I :heart: opal. Another yarn I like is called Online I think. I bought Briggs Little Durasport online and I found it quit scratchy.

samm 08-03-2006 04:41 PM

Hi all! I quite like the Moda Dea Sassy Stripes. It's a thicker sock yarn which makes the socks quicker and thicker, and the colours are terrific. No wool in it, which is good for me too. samm who wore her sandal socklets today with her silver thongs........ :D

EssenceRose 08-03-2006 07:06 PM

Opal sock yarn!!! The only problem with it is that it's a tiny bit on the expensive side, but it comes in 100 g balls so that makes a whole pair with some left over...

I love it because it knits up to look like fair isle without all the extra work! :roflhard:

Emeraldcutie 08-03-2006 09:16 PM

I love kemps merino sock yarn. So far it is my fav.
Here's what Iam using.

http://www.divaknitting.com/store/in...f23ad8d3602b28

It's a liitle pricey but worth every penny.
If you are on a budget as Iam, I also love patons kroy in self striping and I use alot of bernats hot sox for kids socks.

Denise in Michigan 08-03-2006 11:48 PM

I like Trekking and just about any Lana Grossa. :heart:

Jax3303 08-04-2006 08:09 AM

I :heart: KP memories and Regia sock yarns.

I can't wait until I can try out KP's new sock yarns.

KellyK 08-04-2006 08:30 AM

I LOVE LOVE LOVE Lorna's Laces Shepherd in DK wt... you cant beat their colorways! and, Im just about to try Cherry Tree Hill Supersock for the first time...


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