Easiest, Best Ribber Cast On

Easiest, Best Ribber Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Casting on with your ribber can be intimidating. Have you followed the instructions with your machine and not been happy with the results? Are there too many
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2x2 Ribbing Cast On

2x2 Ribbing Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have you struggled with casting on for 2x2 rib? There are a lot of steps involved and knitting machine manuals can be confusing.Let's walk through the steps
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3 Perfect Ribbing Cast Ons

3 Perfect Ribbing Cast Ons Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Have you ever been disappointed with 1x1 ribbing cast on? Here are 3 ribber cast on methods that are sure to please.

Full Needle Rib Cast On Techniques

Full Needle Rib Cast On Techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Full Needle Rib Cast on is the basis for starting many ribbed fabric techniques. Learn 2 methods plus a tip for a perfect edge.

2x2 Half Pitch Rib Cast On

2x2 Half Pitch Rib Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

2x2 half pitch ribber cast on produces a beautiful rib that doesn't pull in as much as standard 2x2 ribbing and is softer to wear. The cast on is a combination
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Ribber E-Wrap Cast On

Ribber E-Wrap Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

For a quick, stretch cast on, try e-wrap on both beds. This one is a little tricky, but many knitters love it.

I-Cord Bind off and Cast on

I-Cord Bind off and Cast on Tutorial for Machine Knitting

If you are a hand knitter, you may have heard of an i-cord bind off. Let's work it on the knitting machine... Plus we'll examine an i-cord cast on that will
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Cut N Sew - Chained Edge Band

Cut N Sew - Chained Edge Band Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Using the chain cast on technique on both edges of the band adds a decorative finishing touch. This style of band is perfect for cut and sew shaping. But
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Weaving Cast on

Weaving Cast on Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A quick and easy method to start knitting. Useful for swatches and scrap and ravel cast on. Your machine must have weaving brushes.

Creating a Cast on Rag

Creating a Cast on Rag Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A cast on rag is very useful when you need to cast on stitches. It can be used in place of scrap yarn in any situation, but it is especially useful when
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Chain Cast On

Chain Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A staple for every machine knitter, this cast on will match a stitch through stitch bind off. Good for blankets and scarves

E-Wrap Cast On

E-Wrap Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A quick and easy basic cast on. A need-to-know for every machine knitter.

Every other needle cast on

Every other needle cast on Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Some techniques require that you cast on over different needle arrangements. Here are 3 methods of casting over every other needle (or every 5th needle).
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Super Fast Closed Cast On

Super Fast Closed Cast On Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Used on any machine, this is the easiest of all closed cast on methods. Plus it provides instant gathers!

Ugly Cast On?

Ugly Cast On? Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A new knitter wrote that she was doing something wrong when casting on. Turns out that the technique she used was just plain "ugly" for the edge of her
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Scrap on Scrap Off

Scrap on Scrap Off Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Machine knitters often use scrap yarn (waste yarn) to start and end our knitting. Here are some tips and suggestions for including these techniques in your bag
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Slip Cast on - Extra FAST!

Slip Cast on - Extra FAST! Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Use the slip setting on your machine for an extra fast closed cast on.

No Ribber? Ribbing Cast On Options

No Ribber? Ribbing Cast On Options Tutorial for Machine Knitting

4 cast on choices for hand manipulated ribbing. From fast 'n easy to a gorgeous tubular cast on, you have options for getting your ribbing started

Double E-wrap 3 techniques

Double E-wrap 3 techniques Tutorial for Machine Knitting

The basic e wrap is one of the first cast on methods that most machine knitters learn. It is similar to the thumb cast on that is a hand knitting beginners
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Weaving Cast on WITHOUT Brushes

Weaving Cast on WITHOUT Brushes Tutorial for Machine Knitting

Often patterns will instruct you to work a weaving cast on. This a quick and easy way to get started knitting. If you don't have weaving brushes on
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Open Cast On with Scrap and Ravel

Open Cast On with Scrap and Ravel Tutorial for Machine Knitting

An open cast on secures the first row of knitting, so the stitches can be picked up by hand or re-hung on the machine. Using scrap yarn and ravel cord is the
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Chain Cast On with Scrap and Ravel

Chain Cast On with Scrap and Ravel Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This closed cast on creates a firm, decorative edge. Using scrap and ravel makes the knitting easier.

e-Wrap Cast On with Scrap and Ravel

e-Wrap Cast On with Scrap and Ravel Tutorial for Machine Knitting

This closed cast on creates a stretchy, all-purpose edge. Using scrap and ravel makes the knitting easier.

Cast on for Points

Cast on for Points Tutorial for Machine Knitting

When instructed to cast on 2-4 stitches, using a cast on rag really comes in handy. Discover this trick for an easier cast on over a few needles.

Backward E-Wrap

Backward E-Wrap Tutorial for Machine Knitting

There are times when you need to e-wrap cast on from right to left. (or the opposite direction that feels natural to you). This is one skill that you need for
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Picot Cast on

Picot Cast on Tutorial for Machine Knitting

A picot cast on creates a stretchy, decorative edge that can be used when knitting over every other needle or when you want to jazz up a plain edge.