The Alternating Cable Cast On is a version of the Cable Cast On. The advantage of Cable Cast Ons is that they create a very durable edge, which is great for edges that get a lot of wear and tear, such as sweater cuffs, collars, or the bottom edge of a sweater. The difference in an Alternating Cable Cast On is that it adapts the cable cast on for ribbing.
- Step 1: Make a Slip Knot and place on needle.
- Step 2: Take other needle, and slip it into the slip knot knit-wise.
- Step 3: Finish the knit stitch, drawing through extra slack.
- Step 4: Place new stitch on main needle, and gently tighten.
- Step 5: Insert needle in between the last 2 sts on the main needle from front to back.
- Step 6: Yo and draw yarn through. Place new stitch on main needle, and gently tighten.
- Step 7: Insert working needle between the last two sts on the working needle, from back to front.
- Step 8: Yo and draw through. Place new stitch on main needle, and gently tighten.
Repeat steps 5-8 until required number of stitches is reached.