Books by Cat Bordhi

'Socks Soar', 'A Treasury of Magical Knitting' and 'A Second Treasury of Magical Knitting' by Cat Bordhi
The first sock book ever to teach knitting with two circular needles
learn in minutes
knit socks faster and more gracefully
300 fewer "intersections" per average pair of socks
more control over intricate designs
translate traditional patterns
tricks for durability
11 designs from simple to sophisticated
basic pattern to fit man, woman, or child
many original tips and techniques
techniques work for gloves, neck bands, cuffs and hats
author is a school teacher and has taught this method to children
This technique simplifies small children's fair isle sleeves and fair isle cuffs too.
All 33 projects start out as a Moebius scarf, which begin with a unique cast-on so simple that it can be done behind your back. After that, every stitch is set to rotate into place, ready to be knit, on and on until the scarf is ready to bind off. There are no wrong turns to take in the land of Magical Knitting, so you are home safe.
The book begins with scarves, which lead naturally into hats, then into felted fringed boots with Moebius bootstraps, and finally into capes. Cat's trademark clarity, thoroughness, and sense of humor make this book perfect for new knitters as well as the most experienced.
All 33 projects start out as a Moebius scarf, which begin with a unique cast-on so simple that it can be done behind your back. After that, every stitch is set to rotate into place, ready to be knit, on and on until the scarf is ready to bind off. There are no wrong turns to take in the land of Magical Knitting, so you are home safe.
The book begins with scarves, which lead naturally into hats, then into felted fringed boots with Moebius bootstraps, and finally into capes. Cat's trademark clarity, thoroughness, and sense of humor make this book perfect for new knitters as well as the most experienced.
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