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Improved Tuck Cast On

There are a few ways to make a cast on edge that keeps the stockinette fabric from curling without drastically changing the look of this widely used stitch pattern. All these ways have one major disadvantage – the very bottom of the edge is bumpy and uneven. It happens because we pull stitches from the edge to …

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Simple Two Colour Cast On

Knitters have come up with countless ways to get the first set of stitches on the needles. It’s always amazing to discover yet another type of cast on. Recently, I’ve been doing research about mittens and found a simple and beautiful way to cast on stitches in the “Latvian Mittens: Traditional Designs & Techniques” book …

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