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Video Tutorials: Casting On


The Long-Tail Cast On

Learn how to do the long tail cast on with this video tutorial. This is one of the most common cast-on methods for beginning your knitting projects. In this video, the PurlQueen will demonstrate two approaches to the long-tail cast on.

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The Provisional Cast On

Learn how to do a provisional cast on with Planet Purl's how-to video. In this technique you will also need to know how to create a crochet chain. The crochet chain is used as a starting point to cast on stitches, which will later be removed.

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The Cable Cast On

Learn how to knit the cable cast on with this video tutorial. In this video, the Purlqueen will demonstrate how this technique differs from the knitted cast on, as well as show how it results in a very clean, inelastic edge that doesn't budge.

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The Knitted Cast On

Learn how to do the knitted cast on with this Planet Purl's video tutorial. This technique makes a very firm edge, especially if you are casting on in the middle of a project for a buttonhole.

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The Backward Loop or E-Cast On

Learn how to do the backward loop cast on with this video tutorial. This technique is also referred to as the E-cast on.

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How to Make a Slip Knot

Learn how to make a slip knot to start your knitting or crochet with this how-to video.

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Double-Knitting - Part 1: Casting On and Solid Colors

Learn how to create a two sided knitted fabric using double knitting. Part 1 of 3: casting on and working two solid colors. Video by Planet Purl.

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Invisible or Open Cast On

Learn how to do the Invisible or Open Cast On (a provisional cast on) with Planet Purl's video tutorial.

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Seamless Turkish Cast On with Two Circular Needles

Learn how to do a seamless cast on in the round on two circular needles with Planet Purl's video demonstration of Turkish Cast On. Learn how to use this technique knitting "toe-up" socks in the sock class and group knit-along.

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Judy's Magic Cast On

Learn how to do a seamless cast on in the round on two circular needles with Planet Purl's video demonstration of Judy's Magic Cast On. Visit the knit-alongs to check out the archive of the Planet Purl toe-up sock knitting class.

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