The Hand Knitter's Guide to Knitting Socks DVD by Leslye Solomon
Here is the best way to learn the wonderful craft of knitting socks using double pointed needles. This close-up and personal studio-made video will guide you, beginner, as well as advanced knitter, through the easy techniques of making socks by hand. Learn the techniques for knitting in the round, see new ways of casting on in knits and purls, knitting and turning heels, and shaping and finishing the toe. Learn how to design their own socks in the size, stitch, or yarn of your choice. Once you place your sensitive feet in a pair of your own homemade socks, get ready the the happiest, warmest, and best dressed feet ever.
This DVD will enable you to follow existing stitch patterns with better understanding or create your own sock patterns using the vast library of stitch patterns available such as Fair Isle, knit & purl designs lace stitches, cable designs, etc. Use thick yarn, some easy calculations to make quick and thick boot socks. Make ribbed socks, baby socks, warm fuzzy angora socks, cotton socks plain socks, as well as Christmas stockings. Once you know the basics, your creativity can flourish.
Using double pointed needles is one way to knit in the round and is a great way to start. Check out Leslye's other sock DVD entitled "Knitting Socks on a Single Circular Needle" as an alternative or addition to using double points.