I really liked these Rainbow Socks, designed by Lucy Neatby and knitted in Shelridge Farm yarns. I liked knitting them. And I really liked wearing them. I totally wore them out. OK. It didn’t help that after years of wearing them they inadvertently ended up in the washing machine and the wool sort of dissolved everywhere it was thin.
I stared at those wonderful cuffs. They were in good shape. The colors were still vibrant. No holes. So I snipped off the feet and stitched a hem in place. And then: