Captain Underpants Free Pattern
My mother is a knitter. The best knitter in Kalamazoo, Michigan actually (I have factual evidence with which to back this up). So I grew up alongside knitting, yarn, roving, wool, and a pleasantly-sized spinning wheel in my living room. Basically, the thrill of the craft was gone by the time I reached 10. I've never been one of those New York gals that go through periodic bouts of I MUST KNIT frenzy, before giving it up for 6 months (only to get hit by the urge again). This makes me a bit of a freak.
What I do respect is children's literature. And what happens when knitting meets kitlit? This does:
The blog Civil Bitch even gives you the pattern. Honestly, if you want to be the coolest relative in your family EVER this holiday season, pop a couple of these puppies in a stocking or two. Sure beats cranking out another pair of socks (not that I don't need socks, Mom!).