The Frilled Cast On is extremely simple and gives a pretty, frilled edge that looks like crochet and blocks quite flat on a Stockinette Stitch piece. It is a good match for the Picot Bind Off, and is a nice alternative to Ribbing, Garter or Moss
This is one of my favorite cast-ons because I can have all 4 edges match. The crochet cast-on method creates a really neat edge that resembles a chain cast-off edge; it is sometimes known as the cast-off cast-on method.
The Chinese Waitress Cast-On is a beautiful, reversible, and stretchy short-tail cast-on. It was taught to Cast On, Bind Off author Cap Sease’s friend by a waitress in a Beijing restaurant. Not only is … Continue reading →
If you& new to knitting, this Shifting Colors Dishcloth Scarf is a fun knitting tutorial to use for improving your skills. Instead of being knit in one piece, this scarf uses two different dishcloth patterns to create five knit squares which are s
This Knitting Cast On and Knitting Bind Off Techniques infographic shows you that you can start and stop your knitting projects in a variety of ways. Get a snapshot of knitting cast-ons and bind-offs with this helpful, demystifying infographic.
LOOP CAST ON: This is perhaps the easiest cast on to learn and master. It creates a very loose and thin edging to the knitted fabric and is a good all-purpose cast on. It is also known as the backward loop cast on, …