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By Leslie Ann Bestor

Detect the suitable starting and finishing for each knitting venture! This exclusive reference offers greater than 50 how you can forged on and bind off, growing edges which are tighter, looser, stretchier, lacier, longer-lasting, prettier -- no matter what your venture wishes, you'll locate it the following. precise directions for every procedure are mixed with step by step images in order that not anything is left to probability. At-a-glance charts establish the simplest solid on or bind off for varied sorts of knitting, in addition to forged on/bind off pairs that paintings good jointly. This fundamental advisor will make sure that all your knitting initiatives are polished and entertaining, from begin to end!

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Hold the working yarn as if you are going to knit. 3 Insert the right-hand needle tip into the slip knot as if to purl. Wrap the yarn around and pull through a new stitch. 4 Transfer the new stitch purlwise (as if to purl) to the left-hand needle. 5 Continue in this manner, purling into the last stitch on the left-hand needle and transferring the new stitch to the left-hand needle until you have the desired number of stitches. Purled Cast On 35 Cable Cast On The Cable Cast On is another knitted cast on that uses two needles.

Estonian, Latvian This cast on is very stretchy and creates a good base for K1, P1 and K2, P2 ribbing. Because of this, it is often used for the cuffs of socks, mittens, and hats. It is like the Long-Tail Cast On (page 25) in construction; the difference is in the second stitch of each cast-on pair, where the yarn wraps in the reverse direction around the thumb. Nancy Bush suggests adding an extra strand or two of yarn on the thumb side to make a more pronounced and decorative edge. Front Back Stockinette Stockinette CHARACTERISTICS • Stretchy edge • Decorative edge GOOD FOR Ribbed • Tops of socks • Cuffs that call for a slightly more pronounced edge Ribbed 52 Double Start Cast On Working the Cast On 1 Make a slip knot, leaving a long tail (page 13), and place it on the needle.

60 Slip Knot Cast On 5 Pass the thumb loop over the tip of the needle. 6 Tighten stitch on needle. ) 7 Repeat steps 2–6 for the desired number of stitches. Getting It Right It is important to get the stitches snugged up tight against each other. Use your right thumb and forefinger to hold the loop in place on the needle while pulling with your left hand to tighten the stitch. You want to avoid slack yarn between the cast-on stitches. Even though it may seem tight with the stitches snugged against each other, the finished edge will actually be quite stretchy.

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