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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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.
This video contains simple video and text instructions on how to knit. This video demonstrates the first step of knitting: the cast on knot.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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 the purl stitch to create beautiful knitting projects.
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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
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".
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.
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
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
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
Cat Morley and her charming Scottish accent show you how to knit in this video crafting tutorial. Learn how to cast on, hold the knitting needles, knit stitch, pearl stitch, change a ball of yarn (great for changing colors, or even when running out of yarn), decrease stitches, ...more
This is a small sample of knitting, shown from cast-on to bind-off. Topic covers how to weave in cast-on and bind-off ends, and how to avoid those loose side stitches. This is a long overall stitch demo, from just string and sticks, to knitted fabric! Great tips for how to dea ...more
Winter. Below zero temperatures. You go out to run some errands, in and out of warm stores all the time. Doesn’t it bother you that you continually have to take you cap off and put it on again before going outside? Well, now it won’t anymore. This scarf and cap is an original ...more
This video knitting tutorial demonstrates making a 3-stitch I-cord, so cast on 3 stitches. Use 2 double-pointed needles to make an I-cord. After casting on, instead of turning the work, slide it down such that the first stitch you will knit is at the opposite end of the stitch ...more
Ever wonder how to estimate the length of tail when knitting? Watch this knitting demonstration video and soon you will be a pro at estimating the length of tail. One of the biggest drawbacks in using the long-tail cast on is running out of tail before you have cast on the re ...more
This how to video tutorial will show you the basics of knitting. Follow along and see how easy it is to actually knit. Anyone can learn to knit and it's a great craft to know if you want to give handmade gifts! Learn how to do a slip knot, cast on, and how to bind off. For mo ...more
This video knitting tutorial shows how to attach an I-Cord onto another knitted piece. Start by picking up stitches along the edge to which the I-cord is to be attached. Break the yarn, and cast 3 stitches onto a double-point needle. Slip these stitches onto the front end of t ...more
This video illustrate how to knit a thumb onto a mitten. Here are the following steps.Step 1:Take the mitten on knitting has to be done.Step 2:Now at the center take out the contrasting thread and then pass the knitting sticks through the leftover stitches .Step 3: Now similar ...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
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
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 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
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
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.
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!