Could this be used to make the bottom of a knit wine bag? Judy's Magic cast on for toe-up socks -- very clear instructions for both circular needles & double pointed needles. Also check out circular needles.
All Seasons Slippers Knitting Pattern - I caution those who wear knitted slippers! Apply a non-slip bottom or tread carefully; I broke a wrist after I fell on the kitchen floor while wearing some *slip*pers that were knit with love.
Carissa Knits: Preemie Hats for Charity - my favorite baby hat to knit. Good for newborns and the pattern is very easily adaptable. I cast on 80 stitches and used the Flakey Baby Sock pattern from Jujube and Lolo.