Our daughter bought me a thick pair of wooden knitting needles and wide, baby alpaca woolen yarn for Yule. She just came down this past Woden's Day to teach me the knitting stitch (german(?) style.
You, being an expert would probably laugh at the mistakes of the scarf I am making, but I am not secure enough to learn how to fix the mistakes, and I will love it... warts and all.
My biggest problem is I knit VERY tightly. Too scared to drop a stitch.