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Tubular Cast On – k2, p2

A nearly invisible cast on for k2, p2 ribbing.

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Channel Island Cast On

Use this picot-like edge to complement garter stitch and k1, p1 rib.

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Cast On – Tail Bobbin

Wind the cast on’s leftover yarn tail into a handy bobbin.  The bobbin keeps the tail out of the way as you knit and prevents you from accidentally knitting with it.  The bobbin preserves the tail and is perfect for seaming at the conclusion of the project. This yarn management tip is one of my […]

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Double Knitting Cast On

This two-color cast on is the perfect invisible beginning to your next double knitting project!

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Provisional Cast On

A Provisional Cast On is a temporary cast on made with waste yarn. The waste yarn is later removed to reveal live stitches that can be used to knit in the opposite direction or to aid in grafting. The video demonstrates how to cast on and also how to properly remove the waste yarn when […]

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Garter Stitch Tab

Starting a shawl is a snap with the garter stitch tab! This little gem of a technique is the first bit of fun you will have as you create a lovely wrap.

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Cable Cast On

This simple cast on can be used to start any project. It is especially handy to use when stitches must be cast on in the middle of a project such as buttonholes, thumb gussets and picot bind offs.

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Hemmed Picot Edge

Add a darling trim to sock cuffs, sleeves and sweater hems with this simple technique. No finishing is required as the hemming is completed as you knit!

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