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New beginnings

I love casting on. It’s a new beginning, and everything is possible.

A perfectly guessed long tail cast on is encouraging.

And the first bit of beauty encourages hope for the possible. 107 more words


Let the Fun Begin!

I prefer to do my cast on with a dp (double-pointed needle), then knit the first row onto my circulars. It’s just easier that way for me to keep the cast-on stitches in a straight, untwisted line. 215 more words

2016 Project

Reading Corner Thursday

This week I am happy to share the book Cast On, Bind Off. When I bought this book I was using Teach Yourself Visually Knitting Design and bought it only because I thought that it would complete the first and last step of any item I wanted to create. 197 more words


Sock Cast On- Long Tail

A great sock can be made or broken within the first cast on. As a knitter we have many cast ons to choose from long tail cast on, knitted cast on, crochet provisional cast on, e-cast on, German twisted to name a few, for socks you don’t have to look to far into your knitting bag of tricks to find an oldie but a goodie, the long tail cast on. 82 more words

So you want to be a knitter - Lesson 3

So finally, the part that we all have been waiting for.  Lets start to knit!

Lesson 3:  Casting on in the round (and starting your project!) 672 more words


Learning to rib and stretch

As mentioned earlier, I’m planning to knit a jumper for my 1 year old nephew. Wanting to become more practiced and proficient in knitting, I learned a variety of basic cast ons and offs as seen in my post ‘ 429 more words

New Method

Why is it difficult to "cast-on?"

Why is it difficult to “cast-on?”


Do you find it difficult sometimes to cast on a new project?

If the answer is “no,” then this post is not for you, sorry. 113 more words