Looking through Elizabeth Zimmerman's patterns yesterday on Ravelry I was really taken with her pattern for tights (footless or not) named Nether Garments. Worth a look at all the different variations posted on the project site connected to- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/nether-garments---adult-september.
Wool of The Andes (Knit Picks)
Sometimes I just like to dream in color of all the possible knitting patterns I could do. It lifts my heart. Possibilities & Dreams are wonderfully beautiful, giving hope. Dreams worked out- even better.