How To: Use the thumb method to cast on in knitting

Use the thumb method to cast on in knitting

Cast on? What's that? At first, it might sound like a fishing phrase, but any good crafster would know that casting on is a knitting technique, which can be difficult for new knitters to comprehend. But if you're one of those knitting newbies, don't worry—this video outlines the thumb method for casting on a stitch, and it's easy and gives you a really tight edge on your knitting projects. So, grab your needles and yarn and follow along to become a cast-on pro.

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6 Comments

Easisest video to follow on this technique. Just whatI needed - thank you!

Perfect video - easy t follow :)

thank you, i watched a few other videos to learn this cast on methid and found them a bit confusing, but this is really clear!

Yippy, thanks for this video - now I'm a knitter. Making a Harry Potter scarf, I will be back in a few months looking for a casting off video. :-)

Thank You very much for having this video - my auntie was sick of helping me out when i got stuck :( Now i have you :) This blanket will b completed by september x

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