Tara asked if I'm cabling without a cable needle and the answer is yes. Actually, the way this sock is written, you don't need a cable needle. (Check it out, you'll understand what I mean).
I received my Knitpicks catalog yesterday and while browsing the book section, I found this:
Details here, but the title is quite self-explanatory. Let's just say it's an interesting idea for a knitting book... :)