In Spain, I often take my projects with me to the park while my boys play soccer, and my abilities have met with mixed reactions: from "How did you do that? That's so cool!" to "What, are you a grandmother?". Younger women in Spain simply just don't knit, and I can honestly say I don't know a single person under the age of 70 who does.
It's also hard to find good-quality yarn in Spain, so I usually stock up when I go home to the States, or I order on-line from British stores. Ravelry.com, a free online needle-arts community, has been a fabulous source of inspiration. If you're a member, you can find me at http://www.ravelry.com/projects/guirigirl
I just finished this flower-power hat for my one-year-old niece:
What are you knitting now?