One of the things I like about my yarn obsession is the color! When I'm making something for someone else I always go for colors I know they like. Often I am surprised by how pretty some of the colors look together. Case in point, the beginning of this bright item, which is going to be a Christmas gift:
I can say, without doubt, that it would never be a natural instinct for me to pair orange and pink. However, seeing these squares come together has been yet another lovely eye opener for me about color. Of course, I'm sure it's also a matter of knowing that this fits the personality of its recipient to a T. And there is such joy in that knowledge!