So I went to Herrschners on Sunday, because we were out for a drive and Hey! Herrschners is ALWAYS a good destination. And it just happened to be--their yarn sale. Now, I'm not a big "stash building" kind of gal. I always need to have a general idea what I am doing with the yarn before I just buy it because it's a good deal--because I could have bought a metric F-ton of yarn had I wanted to, even on a limited budget. But I didn't.
I did buy sock yarn for $2. Enough to make a whole pair of socks. I had bought it for my swap-bot partner, but then I read she hates browns and oranges, so it is my fall pair of socks yarn now:
So I get it home. And I have to watch 3 YouTube videos to figure out how to knit with it. The best video is this one. But here is what you are looking at:
When you undo the wrapper, it looks like fat shoe laces: