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 Product Description-Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a
                    Time on Circular Needles
   Why knit one sock and then start all over again to make a match? Instead, knit two socks at the same time on two circular
needles! With this creative approach, you can slip a sock on each foot as soon as you bind off. * Get off to a great start with one
 basic sock pattern; then experiment with seven more designs * Make cuffs, feet, and toes match exactly from sock to sock; no
  more measuring as you go * Discover how easy it is to convert any sock pattern for double-pointed needles to this ingenious
                                                            method



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Customer Reviews:
218 of 232 people found the following review helpful

Great for cuff-down on 2 circs., August 25, 2007 By N. Lepoutre-Baldocchi "nlbknitter" (Oakland, CA USA)
   This review is from: Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles (Paperback) Ms. Gillingham does a
great job describing how to knit two socks cuff down on two circular needles. Some of the best things are, finally, an illustraton
of the anatomy of a sock. Finally, finally, finally, someone shows exactly what the gusset is on a sock. If you've never seen a
hand-knit sock, only store-bought, you will be hard pressed to figure out what the gusset is. Here is a picture. Her other
illustrations are also very good, particularly of the Kitchener graft.Her instructions are very clearly written. It's obvious that
English is her second language in the sense that she is very careful and precise in its use. Nothing is taken for granted. This is
an excellent quality in a book of instructions on a process.The reason I give this book only three stars is that I found the title
misleading. If Ms. Gillingham (or her publisher) had specified that this was a book on knitting socks on TWO circular needles it
would have been clear. As it is, I had the...


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63 of 63 people found the following review helpful

Beginning Knitters Can Knit Socks With This Book, March 9, 2008 By BeckyG81 (Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)
This review is from: Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles (Paperback) I am a beginning knitter.
I HAD NEVER MADE A PAIR OF SOCKS UNTIL I RECEIVED THIS BOOK! When I first flipped through the pictures and
patterns, I thought, "Maybe this is beyond my knitting ability level." However, as I followed the author's meticulous, step-by-step
instructions, each subsequent portion of the directions made sense as I continued knitting along. The directions are very
detailed, and the pictures are clear and helpful. I am pleased to report that my first pair of knitted socks turned out incredibly
well, thanks to this book!The author provides "The Basic Sock Pattern," on pages 20-33, to show exactly how to make a pair of
plain, worsted-weight socks on two size 5 circular needles (one 16" circular needle and one 24" circular needle). There are 19
individual photographs (Figures 1-19) in The Basic Sock section that aid the reader in understanding the well-written
directions.Since the 16 inch and 24 inch needles are different lengths, you will...


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45 of 46 people found the following review helpful

You can do it! Excellent instructions, October 29, 2007 By Donna Heron (Philadelphia, Pa. USA)
   This review is from: Knitting Circles around Socks: Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles (Paperback) For years I have been
envious of knitters who could knit two socks at the same time. It seemed difficult and complicated and was sure this was a skill
that I could never master. But then a knitting buddy told me about "Knitting Circles Around Socks." I am now one of those skilled
knitters who can do two at once! If you've been knitting for a while and you've made socks on dp needles, then you will be able
to follow the written instructions. The easy-to-understand photos complement the writing. The whole idea is that when you're
finished knitting, you've got both socks done and they are both exactly the same size. I really like that part. But I have to confess
that I didn't particularly enjoy this "twofer" process. In practice, figuring out which needles you're using at any given moment can
be exasperating, especially if you're like me and didn't use point protectors. And my yarn kept getting tangled up. Even though
the author tried to explain how to hold the yarn so that didn't...

				
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