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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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Comments

  1. joie

    January 22, 2013

    love this web site f
    for newbes and experenced. love to watch video a few times
    Iust trying every thing out I like. most of the time, have to go back and watch again. doing the crown st.
    MY swatch is mix- up of the pattern untill I get it . Then it is easy looks great. I make dogie knit ware. jsut did a set of socks 4 paws. the patterns make my sweaters really look unique . Would love to send you some pics. not sure how to attach them?
    Joie

    • Johnny Vasquez

      January 22, 2013

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  2. Mary Lee Fischer

    January 31, 2013

    Enjoyed learning this method of cast on. I use knitted cast on all the time. I had never seen the cast on done putting the needle between the stitches. Aways fun to learn so etching new.
    Mary Lee

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