Deepa asked me if I had read last week's Pickles series by Brian Crane. It was all about knitting! Lots of fun. Use the calendar on the left and click on 7/2/07 through 7/7/07.
Nothing is more messy that schlepping around two nearly completed toe-up socks that are being knit from the same ball. The yarn twists all the time, and you spend a good deal of your time untwisting and unknotting. It's a pain. Friday night I tried sock sushi: