Category: Cast Ons

Emily Ocker’s Cast On :: Cast On #6

Emily Ocker's Cast On is a great way to start your knitting from the center. This can be useful when doing shawls and blankets, or hats and even toe-up socks! One of the best things about this technique is how you pull your work together with the slip knot you …

The German Twisted Cast On :: Cast On #5

The German Twisted Cast On is a variation of the Long Tail Cast On. It is sometimes known as the Old Norwegian Cast On. By adding an extra twist while casting on, this method gives a little more stretch to your edging. It is also a deeper cast on making …

The Knitted Cast On :: Cast On #4

The Knitted Cast On is a very strong cast on, suitable for garment edges and other locations with lots of wear and tear. Casting on is the way to begin any knitting project. This method is also great for the beginner knitter to learn because it the basic knit stitch …

The Cable Cast On :: Cast On #3

The Cable Cast On is a technique used to draw your cast on edge in closer. It is a similar method to the Basic Knitted Cast On and creates the same type of effect. It is not used for cable knitting, but is great for keeping rib patterns from flaring …

The Italian Cast On :: Cast On #11

The Italian Cast On is a ribbing cast on. This means that it was specifically designed for use with a 1x1 ribbing stitch. This cast on has a distinctive, seamless look and an extremely stretchy edge. It works wonderfully on scarves and hats.

How to Knit the Purled On Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the purled on cast on. This method of starting your work is similar to the knit on cast on, but creates a row of purl stitches. It’s great to use when starting on the wrong side of your work.

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