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.
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
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, …
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
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 →
Elastic, stretchy cast on method for knitting, great for ribbing, almost invisible. Dubbed the "accidental method" in my head, since it was made by mistake when attempting the long tail cast on method.