Tutorial—How to knit the Backwards Loop Cast-on Method October 19, 2016 10:32
The backwards loop cast-on is a great method to use when casting on just a few stitches. It's quick and easy to do! However, it's not super stable, so I don't recommend using it for a large number of stitches. It's perfect for adding a few stitches to the neck and underarms of sweaters, and I use it in those areas often in my patterns. Read more.
Provisional Cast-on Method February 14, 2016 00:10
This cast-on technique is used when you want live stitches to be available at the cast-on edge. There are a variety of different techniques that can be used for this method. I prefer using a crochet hook to cast stitches onto a knitting needle. From my experience… Read more