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Old 06-20-2008, 10:29 PM   #1
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Wool soakers/longies yarn question
I am going to start my first pair of wool longies and I am wondering if there are any wool yarn brands I could buy at my LYS that would produce that random stripey pattern like this one...

I know I can buy the plain fishermans wool but I want to knit something similar to this without spending a bunch of money on my first pair. Any suggestions?

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Old 06-22-2008, 06:06 PM   #2
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Just ask the yarn shop owner for "variegated" yarn or "self-striping" yarn. It will probably be with the sock yarn.

Or, you could dye wool yarn yourself with Kool-Aid.
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/FEATdyedwool.html
http://www.thepiper.com/fiberart/koo...ithkoolaid.pdf
http://www.woolfestival.com/articles/koolaid.htm
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