One of the many things that made me happy about her recent posts is the idea that art in its many forms can feed the knitters soul. Art observed can wend its way into knits and purls.
Good writing, great historical locations, arts and crafts of all kinds can inspire the attentive knitter.
Back to your knitting; be sure you didn't drop a stitch!
(and if you did, check out eHow for technical help)