Apr 25

Thumb loop casting on

Casting On

So today, it’s the thumb loop method. Sometimes called a long-tail method, but various cast-ons now have morphed into variations. What is so special about this? Well, it’s stretchy for a start. It’s a good cast on for beginning beanies which don’t have ribbed edges. Why bother learning more cast-on methods? It’s good to have […]

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Apr 19

Casting On: Loop Method

Casting On

There are many different ways to cast on when you’re knitting a project. Here I have created a video demonstration of the loop method, which is also known as the half-hitch method. This can be used to start a project but is more likely to be used in the middle of a row, when covering […]

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