Watch this knitting instructional video to learn how to do a knitting provisional cast-on. A provisional cast-on is usually worked in a contrasting waste yarn so the cast-on stitches can be easily removed later. The live stitches are then recovered so you can knit down from th ...more
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Pay attention to this knitting demonstration video and learn how to do the e wrap cast on. This is not a good knitting cast-on for long lengths because it is not possible to control the tension well when knitting the first row, resulting in a loopy, uneven edge. I like to us ...more
Ever wonder how to cast on with work in progress when knitting? Well, wonder no more with this knitting demonstration video! There are several ways to accomplish this, but I'm going to show you the one I like best. It's the one I use in the Knitting At Knoon patterns, and I r ...more
Bind offs, also known as cast offs, are useful tools in knitting because they help you keep one area of your project in place while you work on another section. Bind offs on a circular needle work basically in the same way that bind offs work with straight needles. To do a bi ...more
Watch this knitting instructional video to learn how to do the knitting cable cast on. Start by making a slip knot with a 6" tail and place it on the left-hand needle with the working yarn coming from the back. Knit a stitch in the slip knot loop, but leave the slip knot on t ...more
You have learned to Cast On, you know how to do the Knit Stitch and the Purl Stitch. Now you've come to the end of your first project and you don't know what to do next. You will need to know how to Bind Off. Binding off, sometimes called Casting off, is how you end your work. ...more
This video knitting tutorial shows the proper technique to do the knit or cable cast on with a slip knot to begin any knitting project. The cable or knit cast on is the absolute beginning for learning how to knit, and is easy to learn. Watch this instructional video and find o ...more
Check out this video to learn how to cast on for knitting (including the long-tail cast on technique). Also, learn the basic knit stitch. Part 1 of 2 - How to Cast on for knitting & learn the basic knit stitch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Cast on for knitting & learn the basic knit ...more
Hard edged cast-ons in knitting are difficult to remove, so it's important to also know how to complete loose cast-ons that easily remove themselves from your knitting project. Loose cast-ons allow you to hold a knit in place so you can return to it later (so, for instance, yo ...more
This instructional knitting video will teach you how to do a knitted cast on. The first step in all knitting projects is casting on. By knitting into each stitch and slipping the stitch from one needle to the other, you can knit a sturdy and even cast on. Knit as many loops as ...more
Even though everything else is automated on a knitting machine, you're still going to need to cast on. This is a short video demo showing how to make an 'e' wrap cast-on when knitting double bed rib that works only on Japanese knitting machines. Watch this video knitting tutor ...more
Want to learn to knit? Then watch this how-to video tutorial. This particular video shows you how to cast on for knitting. Casting on is the first step in knitting, so to start off learn this simple technique. Once you have mastered the art of casting on loops you can move on ...more
This video shows how to cast off in knitting. Casting off is also known as binding off. This video demonstrates the basic cast off method, which is fast and easy to work and produces a firm edge to the knitted fabric.
Master knitter Judy shows you how to knit a picot cast on in this knitting video. If you haven't figured out how to cast on yet, you should probably watch her video on that first. This is a sweet edging for the bottom of a baby sweater or blanket. There are many other instance ...more
This may be a really short tutorial, but it teaches you a skill that you'll need to use in many future knitting projects: removing provisional cast-ons. Cast-ons are basically the latticework and frame of your knitwork, allowing you to create complex designs without any thread ...more
A knitted cast on stitch is one of multiple methods for casting on your stitches, and is good for starting a scarf, or the bottom of a sweater. With this tutorial, learn how to do the cast on stitch. Beginning with a loose slip knot, knit a stitch, making sure to replace the o ...more
This instructional video will show you how to cast on stitches for knitting using the "backwards loop" method. This is the easiest cast on to learn and master. Once you cast on, you can begin your knitting projects. This is also known as the "E wrap cast on" and "single cast on".
As you know casting on is very important in knitting. It is the foundation row into which you knit to create the rest of you project. This knitting how-to video demonstrates how to do long tail cast on in knitting.
Learn to cast on without needing a yarn tail! This is a simple method that also happens to complete your first row of knitting at the same time. This how to video tutorial is a quick demonstration that will show you how to cast on in knitting. Anyone can learn to knit and it's ...more
Cast on? What's that? At first, it might sound like a fishing phrase, but any good crafster would know that casting on is a knitting technique, which can be difficult for new knitters to comprehend. But if you're one of those knitting newbies, don't worry—this video outlines t ...more
Sometimes your instructions will include having to CAST ON AT THE BEGINNING OF A ROW. It's not difficult and here's how to do it. Starting at the beginning edge of the work CAST ON as many stitches as you need in the usual way of casting on. Knit each newly cast on stitch. ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to cast on with the CHAIN ON method on a rectangular loom. It'll simplify your knitting process a lot! You can use this method for many different types of looms but this video specifically covers knitting on a rectangular loom.
Need to know how to cast off? In this free video crafts lesson, Internet crocheting superstar Mikeyssmail offers advice on how to cast off of a loom when knitting a shawl or anything else. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started ...more
The long-tail cast on is one of the most common methods for casting on stitches. It is stable, neat and easy — once you get the hang of it. This knitter's guide walks you through the entire process. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using the long-tai ...more
This video shows you how to cast off on a circular knitting machine. For this demonstration, we will use the circular knitting machine by Innovations. Once you've mastered the secrets of the machine, you can pull it out of the closet whenever you have some urgent holiday scarv ...more
This video shows how to cast onto a knitting needle to begin a knitting project. Learn how to start knitting in just a few seconds.
An easy, up close how-to demonstration of two needle casting on for knitting by Judy Graham,. Learn how to do the basics of knitting from these clear and simple instructions.
This video contains simple video and text instructions on how to knit. This video demonstrates the first step of knitting: the cast on knot.
In this guide we show you the how to cast on the purl stitch to create beautiful knitting projects.
In this guide we show you the how to cast on the garter stitch used in knitting.
In this guide we show you the how to cast on knots using the two needle method. This helps create a loose edge in your knitting projects.
This is an easy to learn cast on method. It results in the cast on row being the first knit row. It's a good, neat cast on method.
There are so many different ways to cast on knitting. I have my own favorite. It's the way I learned when I first started knitting. My way is called TWO NEEDLE CAST ON. I like this 2 needle method because you don't have to guess how much you need to measure out a length of yar ...more
How to Do Cast on Knitting for beginning knitters, this video tutorial shows the process of casting on with a tail using a single needle. The trick is to make sure you have a sufficient amount of yarn to make your stitches. You should have approximately half an inch for every ...more
Sometimes your pattern will instruct you to CAST ON AT THE END OF A ROW. CASTING ON AT THE END OF A ROW is quite easy. Here's how to do it: When you come to the end of the row, turn the work as to purl. Cast on, in the usual way, the number of stitches needed. Purl all the ...more
This video shows the method to cast on when knitting on a circular loom. Wrap the string around the finger twice. Take the back loop and put it over the forward one. Again take the back loop and push it out of the finger creating a slip knot. Put the knot in the peg next to th ...more
This video is designed to give lots of clear and helpful information about the cable cast on method. It produces a nice, even cast on edge which is excellent for picking up stitches for decorative borders.
This video is designed to give lots of clear and helpful information regarding the rib cable cast on" method, also referred to as the "alternate cable cast on" method. It is used as an edging for rib fabrics and forms a somewhat 'invisible' cast on edge that blends perfectly w ...more
This knitting how to video demonstrates how to do a tubular cast-on in knitting. It is worked with little to no waste of the main color, the method of casting on is the same as the invisible style of provisional cast-on. Watch and learn how simple it is to knit tubular cast-ons.
This instructional knitting video provides tips for making interesting patterns using a knitting machine. This is a demonstration of how to use a knitting machine to weave a cast on. This is a cast on that many people find difficulty with. You may want to reference written ins ...more
Watch this instructional knitting video to hang a cast on comb on a knitting machine. Watch this video a few times to master this little trick. You may want to reference some written knitting instructions in addition to following these visual guidelines.
This instructional knitting video provides tips for making interesting patterns using a knitting machine. This is a demonstration of how to use a knitting machine to crochet cast on. This is one way to cleverly weave your yarn onto the knitting machine and begin the piece of k ...more
This instructional knitting video provides tips for making interesting patterns using a knitting machine. This is a demonstration of how to use a knitting machine to crochet a cast off. This is one way to cleverly remove your work from the knitting machine and complete the pie ...more
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If you've already tried the 3-pegged head on the Clover Wonder Knitter, it's time to try out the 6-pegged one. The Crochet Crowd shows you how to cast on from the 6-knobbed head with ease. This tool is a great way to experiment with your knitting skills! This is a fabulous li ...more
Clover's Wonder Knitter is a nifty little device that comes with a 3- and 6-pegged head. This is a great little device to experiment with and The Crochet Crowd is going to show you how to cast on from the 3-knobbed head. Also, check out the 6-pegged head tutorial. This is a f ...more
Ever wonder how to do the long tail cast on for knitting? Well, wonder no more with this knitting demonstration video! Begin by measuring out a length of yarn for the tail. (Search video "Estimate the length of tail when knitting" on WonderHowTo) Make a slip knot. Place the ...more
If you're a knitting beginner who wants to challange yourself with an impressive looking project, then you've hit the right how-to video. While there are many different ways you can knit a hat, the method presented in this tutorial is one of the simplest. You can simply vary t ...more
Are you 90% done with your lace shawl but have no idea how to finish the edges so they look rounded, complete, and not raggedy? Then a tubular cast-on may be just what you need to finish up the hems of your project in a professional manner. In this tutorial by Interweave, you ...more
Watch this instructional knitting video to knit a long tail cast on. Long tail cast ons are probably the most common knitting cast on that give your edge a nice, smooth finish. Make sure you have plenty of yarn for your cast on. Your knitting will be as wide as your cast on ro ...more
Watch this instructional knitting video to knit a backward loop cast on. Your knitting will be as wide as your cast on row if you do not apply any shaping, such as increasing or decreasing. When knitting the backward loop cast on make sure to leave the stitches a little bit lo ...more
The Turkish cast on is a great technique for avoiding the bulk of traditional seams. This video knitting tutorial shows how to knit a Turkish cast on, specifically for rounded doll accessories. Learn how to knit a Turkish cast on with double point needles by watching this inst ...more
In this video, you'll learn how to knit a picot cast off, or a picot bind off from expert knitter Judy. This sort of casting off is great for things like baby blankets, and you can expand your repertoire with the picot cast off to other projects.
This instructional knitting video demonstrates how to knit a cable cast on. Start by making a slip knot with a 6" tail and place it on the left-hand needle with the working yarn coming from the back. Knit a stitch in the slip knot loop, but leave the slip knot on the needle. G ...more
Attention beginning knitters! If you want to learn how to knit, the first thing you're going to need to learn is how to cast on! With help from Woman's Weekly knitting expert, Tina Egleton, get some great advice on how to get started with your knitting projects!
This video tutorial will show you how to do a long tail cast on. Staci breaks this knitting step for you in the easiest, most basic way, so that you'll be able to replicate her motions easily. Just follow along with her instructions, and you'll easily master this knitting basic.
Here is a demonstration of how to end your piece of knitting on the purl side. If your fabric is stocking stitch (a..ka stockinette stitch) and the pattern says "cast off (a.k.a. bind off) on the wrong side," then this is what to do. This is a quick and easy cast off method an ...more
Knitting can be a tricky hobby. This tutorial shows you how to create a long tail cast on, also known as a double cast on or continental cast on for knitting projects such as scarves and sweaters. Perfect to use in your winter holiday gifts. For more knitting advice, search fo ...more
Watch this instructional knitting video to complete and open cast on with a knitting machine. Push your needles back into forward position and knit across one row. You will want to use clips and claw weights to keep your knit work straight. If you knit with a knitting machine, ...more