How to work the knitted cast on

The knitted cast on is the most widely used cast-on for knitting beginners. Each new stitch is increased by knitting into the current stitch, and increasing by one, passing the new stitch from the right needle back to the left.

Step-by-step

  1. Make a slip knot
  2. Place a loop on the needle and tighten.
  3. Insert the right hand needle knitwise.
  4. Bring the yarn around the needle
  5. Bring the needle underneath, and pull a loop upwards onto the left hand needle.
  6. Insert the right hand needle into the new stitch
  7. Bring the yarn around the needle.
  8. Slide the right hand needle underneath and pull a loop upwards onto the left needle.
  9. Repeat.

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