Knitting... the new rock 'n' roll? The new grey? The crack cocaine of the old woman? A rallying cry for the young? Now a craze sweeping the nation, like Pogs and the Macarena before it, knitting is very much the most fashionable pastime since foxhunting was made illegal. What am I doing here? I am a man. I am totally secure in my masculinity. I knit.