The long tail cast on is one of the most common cast on methods used in knitting. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you how to work this cast on. When working this cast on method, in most applications, the next row is a Wrong Side row. It creates an edge that is fairly elastic, making it a good method of starting most knitting projects. In the video, Jen demonstrates how to measure for the long tail cast on, ensuring that you have enough yarn to complete it. Now that you know how to cast on, you’re ready to start your first knitting project!