How To Cast On Knitting

how to cast on knitting

Learn A Cast On Method

All knitting starts with casting on.

  • This creates loops on the needle which will become the first row of stitches.
  • There are many cast on methods and in this video, I show you the thumb cast on.
  • As with other cast-on methods, you need just one needle to cast on with the thumb method.
  • Learning to cast on is the often the first step to learn for beginner knitters.
  • It is simply putting the yarn and the stitches onto the needle.

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