I learned something new this week. Actually, it was something I had been putting off for quite awhile.
I've knit socks before, but all the patterns I used started at the cuff. Starting at the toe seemed absolutely foreign and terrifyingly difficult. How does one go about casting on so you can knit on both sides??? The instructions in the pattern itself weren't helping at all and in fact were doing their bests to justify my fear.
Thank goodness for YouTube! How did we survive before the web and the amazing videos on it? I found a video that clearly explained what I needed to do and turned what was a scary knitting technique into piece of cake. Really! It was so easy! Not much different than my normal long-tail cast-on. Yay!
Here is the video I found most helpful. There were others, but this was my favorite.
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