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Long-Tail Cast On (via Happy Stitches)

This is the cast-on method I most often use, recommend and teach- I thought this was a good description from Lucy Neatby

Have you ever really looked at the Long-Tail Cast On? It is such a versatile method, that it is worth a second look. (If you are familiar with the technique skip straight to the What is going on? paragraph.) Try an experiment and tie two colours together one to be the tail yarn and the other the stitch yarn and look at the function of the two different yarns! How about doubling the tail yarn for super-elastic hard working edges, such as sock tops … Read More

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One Response

  1. I still cannot grasp this one. But as I seem to mainly make large circular items I hardly ever cast on more than 6 stitches anyway. (or hats it an icord caston)

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