I wanted to make some child's pyjamas, so went to the fabric store to peruse the knits. While there, I suddenly remembered that I had many yards of cream-coloured knit fabric in my stash, bought on a whim in New York long ago (I was thinking I could make dolls with it, before I learned that it was way too stretchy for that purpose.)
So I came home and dyed some of it. I was disappointed with how pale the colours turned out; I guess it's because of the synthetic content in the fabric. So I went back to the store for some strongly coloured ribbing to tie it all together. I'm pretty happy with the end result.