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Simple, Yet Effective Design

So simple is good I suppose - simple designs knit quickly, are great for last minute gifts, and don't require an extraordinary amount of time or focus. But, what about simple patterns makes them attract so much attention?

Attached is a scarf I'm making for a friend in the MidWest, and I keep getting comment after comment on how it's the best one I've ever made - but technically speaking, it's very very simple. Should I take it as a compliment, or be upset that people don't seem to be impressed with things that have taken more effort?

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