This morning I reached into my sock drawer and pulled out a pair of Jaywalkers that I knit a dozen years ago. They haven't gotten much wear and they still look really good, but... I couldn't get the sock cuff over my heel. And then I remembered the last time I tried knitting a pair of Jaywalkers. My feet have grown. Dangit.

I guess I'll be reclaiming this yarn and making something else. Something not Jaywalkers, this time. What a great excuse to spend my morning exploring fingering-weight knitting patterns!

A pair of handknit socks with chevron stripes in purple, gray, white, yellow, pink, and tan.

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2 Responses to “In Which the Pirate Makes a Sad Discovery.”
  1. Q says:

    Ah, BUMMER. These are beautiful. At least you have the skill to salvage them and make something else with them!

    • Pirate says:

      If I had a friend with feet just slightly smaller than mine, I'd give them away! But I think they'd be too narrow now for most people.

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