Way to go, Sheldon! You've been Baptized!
A high quality LYS I began to frequent in 2003 was owned, operated and managed by a young married couple, Amy and Emmett Skaar. It was very encouraging to visit the shop, and there at the counter was Emmett, busily knitting away on an Elsebeth Lavold Viking Knits pullover, using beautiful stitch markers on the row!
The LYS experience was made richer by the participation of a man!
Welcome to our world, Sheldon!