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How To Cast On.

Learn How to Cast On for Knitting.
The one needle method of casting on is the easiest and quickest method but it does leave a loose edge.Casting on with 2 needles, sometimes called the cable method,is more commonly used as it gives a neat, firm edge. The Invisible Method can be used with ribbing and garter stitch,it produces a softer, more elastic edge, and a finish similar to machine-made garments. It is particularly useful for textured, knobbly yarns.

How to cast onCasting On with 1 Needle

Casting On with 1 Needle-
1,Make a slip loop and place on needle. Hold the needle with the slip loop  in your right hand with thumb and fingers of the left hand, hold yarn as shown.

2,Insert the needle through the loop, round the thumb and pull loop off thumb onto needle.

3, Leave this stitch on the needle and tighten the end of the yarn.Wind the end of the yarn round the thumb again,ready to make the next stitch.Continue in this way until the required number of stitches are cast on.

How to cast onCasting On with 1 Needle
How to cast onCasting On with 2 Needles
How to cast onCasting On with 2 Needles

Casting on with 2 Needles-
1,Make a slip loop and place on left- hand needle. Tighten loop. Insert the point of the right-hand needle into the slip loop from front to back, take the yarn under and round the point.

2, Draw the yarn through the slip loop to make a stitch. Place the new stitch on the left-hand needle.

3, To make the next stitch insert the needle from from to back between the 2 stitches. Take yarn as before under and round the point of the right-hand needle and draw yarn through. Put the new stitch on the left-hand needle and repeat step 3 until the required number of stitches have been cast on.



How to cast onCasting On with 2 Needles

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