Knitting - Basic Techniques
Casting on using the same needles that will be used for working the project is easy to do, and the beginning of your knitting will be firm and stable.
Make a slipknot and place it on the left needle.
(First stitch: this is the same as steps 1 to 3 on page Crochet cast-on)
|Insert the right-hand needle into the first stitch, wrap the yarn around, and pull it out in the direction of the arrow.|
|Insert the left-hand needle into the loop and remove the right-hand needle, as shown.|
|Repeat steps 2 and 3 for the desired number of stitches.|
|8 stitches cast on. The cast-on stitches are not counted as a row.|