Saturday, November 04, 2006

Orange sock yarn?

As feared, my husband has requested a second pair of handknit socks. He sheepishly asked the other night if it would be difficult to knit a plain orange pair of socks and then put an "01" on the ankle somehow. I told him the hardest part would be finding solid orange sock yarn. Any suggestions? The yarn shop here is pitiful. It needs to be General Lee orange. Yes, my husband wants Dukes of Hazzard socks. (Hee hee heeeeee. Yeeeeee-haw!)

I have finished some cross-stitch things, which I took pictures of, but have not moved from the camera to the computer. I have finished a couple of knit things, but haven't taken pictures. That's in addition to the stuff I never even told you I finished and didn't take pictures. :p I have three sweaters (mine) to show you and a headband thingy. (It keeps your ears warm. The pattern is from the Winter Interweave Knits which arrived this week.) I may inundate you with pictures if we ever really get healthy around here.

I ordered frames for two cross-stitch pieces, and they should be here Tuesday, according to the UPS tracking thing. I'll frame those and forget to show you those, too. ;)

So, orange sock yarn, preferably 75% superwash wool, 25% nylon. Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?

9 comments:

Michele said...

Orange? Yuck! That's as bad as my MIL who wants plain black socks for X-mas ;) My take, get some Knitpicks bare and some orange kool-aid....

Michele said...

http://www.knitpicks.com/yarns/itemid_5420145/yarn_display

http://www.knitpicks.com/tools/itemid_80336/tools_display

http://www.knitpicks.com/Projects/Projects_display.aspx?itemid=DyeingTutorial

Stefaneener said...

Yeah, I think you're in dye-it-yourself land. Pretty funny, though.

J. Denae said...

Ohhhh a potential dye-party!!

~Velda said...

nothing wrong with orange lol...have fun yarn hunting!

Sara Laughs said...

I think you need to hook up with my sister. Seriously. Even though she doesn't spin that much yet, I'm pretty sure she does all her own dying for the stuff she weaves.

LoisLane said...

I can't help you find the yarn, but it amuses me to no end that the hubby wants General Lee socks. giggle

Katla said...

Are you kiddin' me?!? Oragne socks?
No help in the yarn-hunt but I do like the idea of just dying your own orange sock yarn.

Anonymous said...

LOL that is too funny that he wants Dukes of Hazzard colored sock. Can't wait to see what you come up with.