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With apologies to The Beatles, I have noticed a trend lately among (I am presuming to be) fairly educated and sophisticated people on the ra...
30 January 2016
It's Mitten/Glitten/Nitten Time
In style now are these so-called "half-gloves." She has knitted them in many colours, and daughters and granddaughters have been the recipient of quite a few. While they're nice and fashionable and I would never despise at getting a handmade gift, believe you me, these are not gloves, half or otherwise. They are not even half mittens. I shall call them "nittens." Even worse than glittens, they leave the poor entire thumb totally exposed to the elements with no yarn nor fellowship to provide it warmth. There is not even a half-stub.