KNITTED CAST ON
A knitted cast on provides a sturdy edging, and is easy to work as well! Use a knitted cast on when you need to cast on stitches during the course of your project, such as casting on thumb stitches for a mitten.
We use the knitted cast on in the Viva shawl, part of the Arranmore Light Pop Collection, to cast on stitches used to work the picot edging.
STEP 1/ Make a slip knot on your left hand needle.
STEP 2/ Insert your right hand needle into the first stitch on the left hand needle as if to knit.
STEP 3/ Knit the stitch.
STEP 4/ Slip the stitch from the right hand needle to the left hand needle.
Repeat Steps 2-4 until the required number of stitches have been cast on.