my thoughts exactly,she's about to turn 11 in October( that's why I refer to her as a pre teen)MartyCare said:But really! What a good lesson that is for a young teenager -- OK, you like silly, one-of-a-kind things! You are clever, creative, unique. You cannot buy this at a big-box store. I knitted it for you, because I love you. Someday, you can learn to knit (or sew, or crochet) so you can make your own silly, unique things, to express how you are different from anybody else.