I'm a virgin knitter!
I found this wool at the oppy and really love the texture, not sure what it is some sort of mohair hybrid, it's lovely and soft, and after the week I've had, I just need something gentle to sit and do - it's strangely comforting, even though my knitting is still very naive! I'm trying to knit a scarf, after checking out how to cast on from the net - I didn't read how to cast off yet, will wait till I'm up to that part in a few years time.
Knitting is very slow, compared to sewing, but you can knit and blog, knit in front of the tele, knit and engage with your demanding child!! Not quite ready to knit in public, but you know, I could if I wanted to!!
I've been here to get some knitting inspiration, this is a link to Donna's old(ish) blog, which has a link to Purple Kappa, her new(ish) blog. Both are well worth reading.
And also here for knitting that I can only dream of!