Hehe, thanks about the avatar. Seems like its really popular. You'll find that its true, because once you go on Craftster, it gets really addiction and you forget about everything else you're supposed
Edited to add:
Good beginner yarns are Red Heart and Simply Soft.
Yeah. I'm a MAJOR procrastinator. x) I can't wait to get my hands on some fabric.. I've never used a sewing machine before (my mom has one), but I asked my mom to show me how. I already experiment with old jeans and sew them by hand sometimes, but yeah, I'm a total AMEAUTUR! x) Haha.