Emily Ocker’s Cast On :: Cast On #6

Stitch Description

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 create during the cast on. It’s like magic!

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Take your yarn and make a around your finger.
  • Step 2: Take a crochet hook and insert it under the loop on your finger and grab the yarn connected to the ball with the hook.
  • Step 3: Pull the yarn through the loop on your finger.
  • Step 4: Grab the yarn connected to the ball again with the hook.
  • Step 5: Pull the yarn through the loop on your crochet hook. This will create one stitch
  • Repeat steps 2-5 until you have cast on the number of stitches required by your pattern.

Swatch Photos

Emily Ocker's Cast On-- Open

Emily Ocker’s Cast On– Open

Emily Ocker's Cast On -- Closed

Emily Ocker’s Cast On — Closed


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