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As I turn out projects it gets harder and harder to deny that pink is my favorite color. I’m actually not sure if I bother to deny this since I’m not 12 and trying to be a tomboy anymore but that’s besides the point.

What is the point? That I have new pink mittens. My favorite pink gloves are developing holes in the fingers, probably because I got them two years ago while I was London and have worn them nonstop ever since. So I decided it was time to figure out how to make mittens. I didn’t really use a pattern so I messed up a little bit. The thumb either needs to be lower or the hand should be longer. But they’ll do the job of keeping my hand warm when walking to and from school.

Also in the interest of keeping my extremities warm I decided to cast on for a pair of socks. Normally I don’t do socks, but while picking out yarn with my mom we were both rather taken with SWTC’s tofutsies. She offered to buy me a skien and who am I to turn down yarn? So now I’m knitting it and can’t help but think that red, orange, and purple is kind of a bizarre color combination.

Seriously, who came up with it? I’m not entirely sure I like it. I like fun colors and all but this might be a little too fun. And it begs the very important question: who’s crazier SWTC for dreaming it up and making it or me for picking it out?

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