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Re: cast on st k to end
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: July 07, 2009 12:45PM

I would suggest either a knit or cable cast on to add these stitches.

To do a knit cast-on, insert your needle tip into the first stitch, pull your loop through but leave the original stitch on your holding needle. Now place the new loop on the holding needle -- one stitch cast-on. Continue doing this until you ahve added 12 stitches.

To do a cable cast-on, insert your needle tip in between the first and second stitch as if to knit. Pull loop through, leaving all stitches on the holding needle, place loop on holding needle -- one stitch cast on. Now insert your needle tip between this newly added loop and the previous stitch as if to knit, pull loop through and add it to holding needle -- second stitch cast on. Continue pulling loops in between stitches until you have 12 new stitches.

Finally, if you know the backward 3 or loop cast-on, just do 12 of these at the end of your needle.

You should be able to find all three of these cast-ons at

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  cast on st k to end Mrs. Danger 07/07/2009 01:49AM
  Re: cast on st k to end KT 07/07/2009 12:45PM
  Re: cast on st k to end Mrs. Danger 07/07/2009 04:15PM

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