Judy's Magic cast on for toe-up socks -- very clear instructions for both circular needles & double pointed needles. Also check out circular needles. go to site and search for " WIP Wednesday: toe-up socks!
Why not use an old CD case for circular knitting needles storage! No more cables tangled together -- Just neatly stored in individual sleeves that are labeled with a sticker as to the size of the circular needle within.