How to Knit Casting On Stitches In the Middle of Your Work

How to Knit Casting On in the Middle of Your Work

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to cast on stitches in the middle of your work. This is valuable for joining necklines, creating buttonholes and using for adding certain types of sleeves.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Easy
  1. CO 1

    Backwards Loop Cast On
    Take yarn wrap around thumb and place onto needle

  2. CO 2

    Knitted On Cast On – work stitch as if you are knitting it, instead of removing the stitch place it onto the tip of the main needle

  3. CO 3

    Cable Cast On
    Rather than going in to the stitch as you regularly would, go in between the stitches

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