o/t - sewing for me. having looked up and down for printed nylon mesh stretch house has it in spades, as well as plain mesh to line with. prices look very good, if i do put int an order might be worth stashing a bit of stretch lace too. at the other end of the scale is emma one sock with some lovely onionskin, none of her stuff comes in cheap, but reputation is for good quality.
related to this, some tips for sewing mesh