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Learn 2 Different Methods For Making The Provisional Knitted Cast On
In this tutorial you will learn 2 different techniques for making a provisional knitted cast on.
Both these methods use a length of scrap yarn which is later removed. You are then left with “live” stitches.
You can then use these stitches to knit in the opposite direction.
In the first video tutorial, you will learn how to make a provisional cast on using a length of scrap yarn.
The second video tutorial will show you how to do this cast-on technique using a crochet hook and a length of scrap yarn.
If you would like to try out this technique, here is a pattern for some lovely socks: Gorgeous Knitted Cinderella Socks.
You can find more useful knitting tutorials with tips and tricks here: Knitting Tips & Tricks
Watch this video from iKNIT Glossary and learn how to cast on just using some scrap yarn!
Watch this video from Very Pink Knits and learn how to make a provisional cast on using a crochet hook!
I’ve tried several methods. Recently I tried c/o with a needle a couple sizes bigger from the recommended. On the second round I switched to the correct size. But this left larger “loops” at the bottom edge. When the time came to use those sts I ran a circular needle around to pick them up. Their size made them easy to spot and it was easy to line them up as well as check the count.
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