The Knitting Bug

It will probably come as no great surprise that my sewing fad (currently at 18 months and counting!) has quite naturally caused me to have developed more than a passing interest in other creative, self-made clothing-related pursuits; namely knitting.
I think I may have knitted a rectangle at some point in my childhood, under my Mamma’s watchful eye. I don’t think it was a particularly successful first attempt and, like sewing, it’s taken about 30 years to get back to it as a grown up and start to learn from scratch.
Back to knitting school for me.
So I made an impulsive purchase of a few knitting magazines (because they had free bamboo needles and a bit of yarn with them):