Casting On

Nov 01

How to make your hems stand out.

Casting On

Casting on and starting to knit is great, you’ve started, you’re knitting, but don’t the first bits always look the same? It’s a cast on, it’s stocking-stitch or garter-stitch… no surprises there! This video will give you a new idea… maybe you can become a hooked on dressing up those hems a bit more. See […]

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May 09

How to master the knitted cast-on

Casting On

If you’re someone who likes multi-tasking, this is the cast on method for you. With this video, you’ll learn to knit and cast on all in one go. So get your needles and yarn ready, and hop on the knitted cast on train… (choo, choo!) For more cast on videos check the tips and tricks […]

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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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