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Knitting Cast Ons & Bind Offs

Knitting Cast Ons & Bind Offs

How to work the Provisional Crochet Cast On

Learn how to work the Provisional Crochet Cast On. Use scrap yarn for your cast-on edge and then remove it when you need to pick up the stitches and work them later.

How to Join Live Stitches to the Side of a Knitted Piece

Kirsten Hipsky shows you how to joining live stitches to the side of knitted piece. This is a similar technique to a three-needle bind off. As you pick up a stitch from the side of a knitted piece, knit it together with a live stitch from your other piece, then binding off.

This is a great technique to use when you need to join drop-shoulder sleeves to the body of a sweater such as the Kohl Lace Pullover and The Space Heater Sweater.

Other projects where this technique comes in handy are the Multi-Directional CowlRhea Lace Stole and scarf.

How to Do a Long Tail Cast On

Do you ever wonder what the best cast on is for your knitting? We love the Long Tail Cast On as our go-to cast on. In this video, learn how to do a Long Tail Cast On with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl. If the long tail cast on is not quite the cast on you're looking for, check out our cast on videos.

How to Kitchener Stitch

Learn how to Kitchener Stitch with WEBS education manager Tina McElmoyl. Kitchener stitching is a great way to invisibly graft two pieces of knitting together such as closing up the top of a top-down knitted socks pattern.

How to Knit the Suspended Bind Off

Learn to knit the knit the Suspended Bind Off with Leslie Ann Bestor. Discover more great methods of binding off in Leslie Ann's book Cast On, Bind Off.

How to Knit the Old Norwegian Cast On

Learn to knit the Old Norwegian cast on with Leslie Ann Bestor. Discover more great methods of casting on in Leslie Ann's book Cast On, Bind Off.

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