• 14:42

    Better Garter Tab Cast On for Crescent Shawls

    The garter tab cast on is a popular technique used to start top-down shawl patterns. In this video, shawl expert Michele Lee Bernstein explains her method of making a better garter tab when working a top-down crescent shawl. Michele begins by showing several crescent shawl swatches. She notes that in some cases, a small but…

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  • 6:52

    Choose the Right Cast On For Your Knitting Project

    With so many cast on methods to choose from, it can sometimes be difficult to decide which one is right for you and your knitting project. In this video, Jill Wright compares several different cast on methods to help you choose which you would like to use when your beginning your next project. Jill begins…

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  • 5:01

    Fancy Cast On: Knit, Yarnover, Knit (kyok)

    There are so many ways to cast on your knitting. In this video, knitting expert Corrina Ferguson shares an interesting cast on that she created that can be used to rapidly increase the stitches on the needle. She calls it the Fancy Cast On, as it creates a beautiful detail along the top of the…

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  • 5:15

    Figure-8 Cast On

    When starting a project like a toe-up socks, it’s nice to have a cast on method in your knitting toolbox that creates a nice, seamless start to the project. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to work the Figure-8 Cast On. Corrina begins by looking at a small swatch that looks like the toe…

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  • 6:20

    How to Work the Garter Tab Cast On

    The garter tab cast on is the perfect cast on for top-down shawls. If your shawl is going to have a garter edge running along the top, this cast on is for you. It provides a near-seamless edging to the top of the shawl. In this video, Jen Lucas will show you how to work…

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  • 7:35

    How to Work the Tubular Cast On

    There are so many ways to cast on your knitting. Some are functional, some are decorative, but the tubular cast on is both functional and decorative. In this video, Corrina Ferguson demonstrates how to work this cast on method. This cast on is great for top-down socks, cuffs, and hems. Corrina demonstrates how it would…

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  • 4:14

    Judy’s Magic Cast On

    Judy’s Magic Cast On is a popular method for starting toe-up socks. It’s a double-sided cast on that’s also good for other projects, like top-down mittens and hats. In this video, Mary Beth Temple explains how to work this cast on. Mary Beth is working this cast on two double-pointed needles, but you can also…

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  • 5:08

    Knit One, Purl One (K1, P1) Cast On

    When starting a knitting project with a ribbing pattern, it’s nice to have a cast on that flows right into the stitch pattern. In this video, knitting expert Jill Wright demonstrates how to work an alternating cable cast on that is perfect for 1×1 (knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch) ribbing. Jill begins by showing…

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  • 3:47

    Knitted Cast On

    The knitted cast on is one of the easiest ways to start your project. This cast on is perfect for beginners as it involves working the yarn in the same way as making knit stitches. In this video, Jen Lucas shows you the simplicity of the knitted cast on method. Work the knitted cast on…

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