How to Knit the Two Color Cast On for Double Knitting

How to Knit the Two Color Cast on For Double Knitting

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to cast on in two colors. Casting on in two colors is useful for color work and double knitting.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


WEBS Valley Yarns Northampton Lake Heather

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.


A pair of knitting needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Cable Cast On
Knitted Cast On

Skill: Easy

Pattern Instructions

  1. Step 1

    Use any cast on holding two yarns as one making sure that the stitches are alternating evenly according to color. The following cast ons are highly recommended for this technique;

    Cable Cast On

    Knitted Cast On

Swatch Photos

Example of the Two Color Cast On for Double Knitting

Example of the Two Color Cast On for Double Knitting (Click for Larger)

Example of the Two color Cast On for Double Knitting Right Side and Wrong Side

Example of the Two color Cast On for Double Knitting Right Side and Wrong Side (Click for Larger

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