How to Knit Hedgehog Mittens – DIY -> make a hedgehog and an otter one for each hand and you've got John and Sherlock! now to find an otter mitten pattern… <-the hedgehog would have to be for the right hand, because John is Sherlock's right hand man :)
This decoration for knitted projects looks like Latvian Knitting, but is really just crocheted slip stitches made into a knitted foundation. It's really easy to do and is a very effective way to add design interest to your knitting.
Knitting Tutorial – "Corrugated Knitting Tutorial – less elastic than regular knitting, but Oh, What Visual Dynamite! There are many ways to vary this. plus, it's perfect for knitting in the round." comment via KnittingGuru