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Old 01-08-2007, 04:24 PM   #1
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worsted weight sock yarn
I am looking for a worsted weight sock yarn. Ideally it would be mostly wool with some nylon. My husband works outside year round with huge boots, so I want to make him some wooly socks.
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Old 01-08-2007, 08:56 PM   #2
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I just made a pair of socks, used Encore from Plymouth Yarn. It is a worsted weight 75% acrylic 25% wool. Made the socks for my sweetie, who works outside year round in big boots! He really liked them.
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Old 01-08-2007, 09:24 PM   #3
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You can use any superwash worsted weight. I use Cascade 220 Superwash for my SIL's ski socks.
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I've used Lion Brand Wooleaze for most of my socks.
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I thank you for all your suggestions. I had already thought of the encore, but was worried about all the acrylic that his feet would sweat and start to stink I might have to try the superwash I even have some knitpicks swish lying around here.
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I'm making socks for myself out of KP Swish in Ballerina. I think it will be fine for socks. I also plan on making some for my sister in Wisteria and using a slip stitch heel for durability.
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Old 01-09-2007, 01:19 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by jdee
I've used Lion Brand Wooleaze for most of my socks.
This is the yarn I've used for my socks too.



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