Used as a provisional cast on for shawls and other projects. Makes a very smooth beginning and keeps stitches live. You can start working them on the first row or after making a decision at the end of the project ( for example for ending a different edging on a hem or a sleeve). I […]
KAL for Lace Stockings
There is a KAL (knit along) happening through Craft University at Interweave. Students making these beautiful socks and having a lot of fun. There are documents that help you to modify the width of the leg portion of a sock, if you need larger circumference. There are also all kinds of discussions about what yarn […]
I use this cast on for many designs. I think it is a very attractive modification of a cast on that has many different names. The modification is in the way I handle the yarn and use different size needles. I did not invent it, I am just playing with the possibilities. Here are some […]
This tutorial was created to support my published pattern Mahogany Twins and can be used for any time the pattern calls for this cast-on method.
There are many variations of this type of cast on. I teach some of them in my classes. This cast on is a variation of a cast on that can be found in the book Cast On, Cast Off by Cap Sease. The difference is in the way I pick up stitches on the back. […]