Does joining in the round count as a stitch?
To join knitting in the round is to connect the first and last cast on stitches together. This joining of stitches is what makes circular knitting possible. Here you will cast on as you normally do. Just be sure to check your knitting pattern for cast on method and stitch count.
Is knitting in the round difficult?
Knitting in the round is essential for going beyond the basics. You might think that it’s scary or complicated, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Knitting in the round is one of the easiest techniques to master.
What is circular cast?
The yarn tail is used as something of a drawstring, gathering the cast on stitches into a circle so you don’t have to worry about joining them to work in the round. First, position the yarn in your left hand as shown in the picture.