- 1 What is the best cast on method for knitting?
- 2 Does it matter how you cast on in knitting?
- 3 Do you cast on the first row of knitting?
- 4 What is the best cast on for a blanket?
- 5 Is long tail cast on the same as thumb cast on?
- 6 Does the type of cast on matter?
- 7 What is the point of a long tail cast on?
What is the best cast on method for knitting?
The long-tail cast-on method is probably the most popular among experienced knitters. It does take a bit of practice to get this method down, but once you understand what you’re doing it’s quick and easy to get stitches on the needle. Uses: The long-tail cast -on also counts as a row of knitting, which is nice.
Does it matter how you cast on in knitting?
The amount of yarn you allow for in your long tail cast -on will depend on the number of stitches you are casting -on, the tension that you tend to cast -on with, and if you ‘re worried about coming up short on yarn for the project you ‘re completing.
Do you cast on the first row of knitting?
The cast on itself is not counted, however, some cast on methods create both a cast on and a knitted row. For example, the most popular cast on, the long tail method, creates both a cast on and a knitted row. So in this case, you would count that as the first row.
What is the best cast on for a blanket?
Cable cast -on, imo, as long as you can keep your tension uniform. I love how neat it looks. I love the crochet cast on because you don’t have to pre-measure your yarn for the cast on. Lots of knitters use this method for provisional cast ons.
Is long tail cast on the same as thumb cast on?
This is probably because it sits in between the two discussed above, being more stretchy than the cable cast on and firmer than the thumb cast on. It is called long tail cast on.
Does the type of cast on matter?
They matter but it depends on what you’re making, like everyone said. I would suggest trying different ones to see if you care for them. I recently learned the German twisted cast on and I adore it and will probably use it for everything.
What is the point of a long tail cast on?
The long – tail cast-on method is versatile and will work for almost any knitting project. Better yet, the cast-on makes a row of bumps that count as a row of knitting. If you’re working the stockinette stitch, you can start with a purl row instead of a knit row when you cast-on with this method.