Category: Cast Ons

How to Knit the I-Cord Cast On

This stitch was originally posted on July 10, 2012 This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the I-cord cast on. The I-cord cast on is a way of creating a nice clean edge. It makes a nice creates a tube like the I-cord, and makes a …

How to Knit the Crochet Provisional Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the crochet provisional cast on. This method of beginning your work uses a piece of waste yarn to keep your stitches live. These stitches can then be picked up and knit in the opposite direction, or grafted seamlessly. It …

How to Knit the Two Color Italian Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the two color italian cast on. This method of beginning your project is ideal for ribbing. By casting on in two colors you can knit ribbed patterns that alternate colors between rows. This is most often used in two …

How to Knit the Picot Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the picot cast on. This method of beginning your project uses a decorative edge that is worked sideways and then turned to pick up stitches that are knit from. It's a great way to create a little interest to …

How to Knit the Provisional Italian Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the provisional italian cast on. This method of starting a project is great for keeping live stitches at the beginning of your work so you can pick them up later to knit in another direction. It's also a good …

How to Knit the Guernsey Cast On

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the guernsey cast on. This method of starting a project is a decorative cast on traditionally used when making Guernsey sweaters. It consists of a series of knots connected by short strands of yarn that make small eyelets along …

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