Two At A Time – Cuff Down Socks

Knitting cuff down socks can be twice as fun when you knit them two at at time. This video demonstrates how to cast on and knit two top down socks at once using the magi loop method. When you finish the toes you have a complete pair!

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19 Comments

  1. Barbara Smith
    Posted April 9, 2011 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the video, I have learned so much doing the KAL’s! I have been using magic loop for one sock and just used 2 needles separately. Now I can cast on twice as many socks. What fun!

  2. Cindy
    Posted May 10, 2011 at 1:03 pm | Permalink

    OMG!! This is SO Cool!! Starting with some yoga socks for a KAL at my LYS…toe up are next!! Thank you so much for your excellent videos!

  3. Posted August 6, 2011 at 2:49 pm | Permalink

    YOU ARE A GODDESS!!!!!! i have been looking for how to cast on for 2aat socks for over a year and couldnt find it!!!

    im gonna get to work on my socks later!

    Thank you xxxxx

  4. Gina Satterlee
    Posted October 24, 2011 at 3:13 am | Permalink

    Trying this for the first time this week, thankyou.

  5. Cora
    Posted November 3, 2011 at 9:41 am | Permalink

    I am a big fan of magic loop method and toe-up socks… I have also done cuff down socks and mittens and leg warmers two at a time, and hats. What an innovation.

  6. Pat
    Posted January 21, 2012 at 10:30 am | Permalink

    Would you demonstrate doing the heel. Thank you.

  7. Posted January 21, 2012 at 8:54 pm | Permalink

    Watch my video “Two at a Time – Short Row Heels” to work this fun technique.

  8. Pat
    Posted June 27, 2012 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    Glad to see this done ‘real time’ rather than picures in the book. I may get my courage up to try this again.
    (Did anyone ever look at the closed captioning that goes with this? Hilarious! Not accurate but really funny)

  9. May
    Posted August 21, 2012 at 6:17 am | Permalink

    Thank you for doing a video on this. A couple of years ago, I bought the TAAT sock book and it was so confusing. Your video makes it so clear. Now I think I have the courage to try TAAT!

  10. Posted August 21, 2012 at 8:21 am | Permalink

    I’m happy to help you in your sock addiction!

  11. Posted September 13, 2012 at 8:56 am | Permalink

    Hello!
    Thank you so much for this video. I’m not making socks, but actually raglan sleeves for my daughter’s sweater. This works perfectly and I can get both sleeves done at the same time.

  12. Grace Drake
    Posted January 14, 2013 at 12:56 pm | Permalink

    These techniques are incredible! I’ve been knitting for more than 50 years, and only recently discovered the magic loop method and also using 2 circs instead of double pointed needles. Now I see how to make 2 socks simultaneously. My mind is boggled. I do have a suggestion, though. It would be much easier to see the details in the demo if the yarn were of a lighter color. Thanks so much for these instructional videos.

  13. Posted January 14, 2013 at 1:31 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for tuning in!

  14. Leslie Gassmann
    Posted January 2, 2014 at 4:49 pm | Permalink

    Hey Michelle:

    It’s Leslie (former rep) I’m excited to be participating in your Knit-Along, it’s been a while.
    I’m still knitting your other sock patterns from previous Knit-Alongs, they are my favorite patterns!!!

    Happy Knitting to you too!!!
    LG

  15. Posted January 2, 2014 at 6:06 pm | Permalink

    How nice to hear from you, Leslie! I miss seeing you but love that we can knit online together. I hope all is well!

  16. Midgie Kiely
    Posted January 3, 2014 at 8:46 pm | Permalink

    Can I still use 2 circulars to do this kal? Thanks!

  17. Posted January 4, 2014 at 7:52 am | Permalink

    Absolutely. You will follow the same instructions as for magic loop. Happy to have you knitting with us!

  18. Taylor Ann H.
    Posted October 20, 2014 at 8:39 am | Permalink

    Thanks so much for this video!! I’ve been wanting to learn how to knit 2aat socks for a while. I do have one question though– can you use this method for ANY sock patterns??

  19. Posted October 20, 2014 at 8:43 am | Permalink

    It will work for any cuff down sock pattern. Happy knitting!

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