Spinning for Socks.

60z Superwash Merino.
To be a 2 ply fingering/sport yarn for the baddest. ass. socks. evah.
Dye job inspired by the handspun socks on the cover of the Spring 07 SpinOff.

It will be awhile before I get the spinning finished. There seems to be no time to sit and work on my own projects right now. Summer = not wanting to be indoors. Um, that and the 5 differant socks I have on the needles right now, only two of which will complete pairs…….

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19 Responses to Spinning for Socks.

  1. Karen S says:

    Wauw that is so beautiful… those are going to be
    socks for feasting your colour hunger with.

  2. Carole says:

    I take my spinning wheel out on the deck in the summer. :-)

  3. Kathy says:

    Those will be fantastic!

  4. Arleta says:

    Wow, that’s going to make some gorgeous socks!

  5. stacey says:

    oh my gosh!!!! that stuff is amazing!!!!

  6. Lynne says:

    Those are going to be kick-butt socks :) I love the roving.

    Take your wheel outside and sit in the shade and spin, it’s wonderful.

  7. Amy says:

    Gorgeous! That really will make the baddest ass socks EVER!

  8. Sarah says:

    WOW – amazing!

  9. Great colors! Very bright and cherry:)

  10. Marisol says:

    Beautiful colors! Someday soon I hope we will be able to see the socks.

  11. Chris says:

    Wow, I really like those colors!

  12. love the bright orange! Those are going to be the baddest badass socks eva! :-)

  13. crzjane says:

    You are suppose to make 2 socks that match each other? (Only kidding.) I have 3 or 4 socks “started” but I’m just not in the sock mood. I’m almost done with a baby blanket then I can get back to the socks.
    I love those colors! Take the wheel outside! Spin in public.

  14. Jennie says:

    Can’t wait to see how they turn out. They’re gonna be gorgeous! Love the colors. :)

  15. pamela wynne says:

    These colors are stunning! I especially love the orange and teal together. Yum.

  16. tan says:

    Hi, this is not so much a comment but more of a question. I was wondering if you’d share your source for raw yarn with me, I’m a textile artist and am looking for a wholesale yarn distributor for some work I’m planning. Any insight would be really appreciated!

  17. Adam says:

    Julia, I love those singles, they are going to be one smoking hot 2 ply, and some sweet socks!

    And I don’t know why I haven’t discovered your blog until now, cause I’ve always loved your yarn! It’s always great to run across other indie dyers, and see how they work and what stuff they like to knit too. :)

    Looking forward to seeing this fiber turned into socks!

  18. Nora says:

    Stunning use of colour.

  19. Shanidy says:

    That roving is gorgeous! I love the dye job and can’t wait to see the finished socks!