I don't use straight needles or rather I don't unless I absolutely have to. So why did I buy these last week? Regular Blog Readers of mine and close knit friends know, because of the color of course! And then the sock yarn, as fate would have it, I read about the new colors of Opal in the morning and there they were at night and in just the right colors. Honest, Mom, they followed me home. Yea, right!