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Collection of Cast On and Cast Off Knitting Stitches to help understand how begin and end projects. Get written instructions and video tutorial demonstrations by Studio Knit.

Two-Color Braided Cast On for Knitters

This Two-Color Braided Cast On creates a decorative edge in your knitting. The technique is similar to the basic Long-Tail technique with the slingshot hold, but uses two different yarn colors. You can create two different edge designs, depending on how you twist the yarn between stitches. You also can make an easy one-color edge …

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Cast On Thumb Method Long-Tail for Beginning Knitters

This Cast On Thumb Method helps you easily begin your knitting stitches. This is a variation on the basic Long-Tail technique, without the need to learn the traditional slingshot hold. In just basic 5 steps, see exactly how to begin casting on any knitting project with this thumb version, giving you attractive edges with a …

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How to Cast Off Knitting Stitches in 5 Steps

Learn how to Cast Off Knitting Stitches for beginners in 5 easy steps with my photo and video tutorial. Once you have completed your knitted work (hooray), you will need to remove the stitches from off your knitting needle, right? My close-up process helps beginning knitters finish off their work with confidence. Casting Off, also …

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Long Tail Cast On Knitting Stitches

Learn the Long-Tail Cast On Knitting Stitches in 3 easy steps with my close-up photo and video tutorial. This is the way most beginners prefer to place yarn onto your knitting needle in preparation for knitting. You’ll love my easy-to-follow demonstration to cast on stitches to begin knitting. We begin by tying a Slip Knot, …

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Knitting Hacks: Casting On with Video Tutorial

Here is one of my very favorite, easy knitting hacks when casting on! Have you ever gotten frustrated after casting on a bunch of stitches for your knitting project, only to run out of yarn tail and have to start over? This knitting hack is sure to help you accurately assess how much yarn is necessary. …

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