I don't know how to knit, and I know I'll never learn, however, that doesn't stop me from admiring knitted items, especially ones with faces that tickle my fancy.
Here is one such item:
Pinterest is full of ideas for knitting things with faces. Here's a favorite board called "Creatures."
If you are one of the fortunate ones who can knit AND follow knitting directions, look for one of these titles:
Anderson, Susan B. Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys. [746.432 AND]
Long, Laura. Knitted Toy Tales: Irresistible Characters For All Ages. [746.432 LON]
Meldrum, Carol. 30 Min-Knits: What Can You Knit in Half an Hour or Less? [746.432 MEL]