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Old 01-25-2008, 12:50 PM   #1
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Self-striping sock yarn
Before I go off half-cocked and start buying sock yarn that I know zip, zero, nada about, I thought I would ask the experts what they consider to be their favorite self-striping sock yarn.
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Old 01-25-2008, 01:43 PM   #2
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I'm not much of an expert on knitting socks but I like Opal self striping sock yarn.
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Thank you, Catz! I'll go look for it.
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Old 01-25-2008, 02:01 PM   #4
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I've used Online striping sock yarns, and I like them
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Thank you. I'll go check it out!
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I like regia for stripes. It is not a "luxurious" yarn, but it has a zillion different colors/patterns and is pretty inexpensive. It also washes and dries wonderfully.
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i dont really know, but i like Mark & Kattens Clowns Sock Yarn in colorway 1722.

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I'm just starting to get into socks, but I am using Trekking XXL and I like it.
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Tootie 44??? Please answer this.....
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I like regia for stripes. It is not a "luxurious" yarn, but it has a zillion different colors/patterns and is pretty inexpensive. It also washes and dries wonderfully.
Is this a wool sock yarn? or is it acrylic? cotton? I am allergic to wool but would love to get some really nice sock yarn. Where did you get it from? TIA.
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Is this a wool sock yarn? or is it acrylic? cotton? I am allergic to wool but would love to get some really nice sock yarn. Where did you get it from? TIA.
I'm using Regia for my first pair -- it was recommended by my LYS owner because it's not too stretchy. It's 75% superwash wool and 25% polymid. (I don't know what polymid is). But I did another 4 rounds today and will work more of my first socks tomorrow. The colors are great, by Kaffe Fassett. I'm using colorway "mirage".
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