In Salt Lake City you need an orange flag to cross the street in a crosswalk, so you can bet that jaywalkin', and all that jazz, is a very dangerous way to go.
After a couple of false starts my Jaywalker socks took off running. It's all in the yarn, folks. A yarn with a little more substance than some of the thinner sock yarns is much better for this pattern. In the stash was a beautiful bright Dorchester Farms Hand Painted yarn that Cara had sent from Rhinebeck. It turned out to be the perfect weight, similar to STR.
Everything went well (and quickly) once the fit issues were handled and it was fun to watch the yarn do its thing. I ended with a round toe, instead of my least favorite, the Kitchener toe. The socks made my feet very happy.
My advice, if you don't want to Jaywalk, is to take a ride on the wild side. Cara you can now change my icon to a walkin' happy face.
Pattern: Jaywalker from MagKnits by Grumperina
Yarn: Dorchester Farms Hand Painted (no color name)
Time to knit: December 6, 2005 - January 9, 2006 (two false starts)
KAL by Cara
(This was to be my one and only pair, but I LOVE Cara's Two Pop Rocks Picot socks. As soon as this Stashalong is over...I'M GETTING MORE STR!)