Learn the basic Fair Isle knitting techniques with me at Hope & Elvis during my Fair Isle knitting workshop.
The cable cast-on method is my go-to method for teaching beginners. I like it because a new stitch is formed by moving the yarn in the same way as knitting, which means less for beginners to learn. And this method produces a cast-on edge that is firm and tidy even after knitting rows of stitches.
How to knit tutorial: cable cast-on method (for knitting right-handed). The cable cast-on method is my go-to method for teaching beginners.
The knitted cast-on method is an easy way to cast on stitches. It's not always the best way, so I'm going to show you how to do a knitted cast-on, then tell you when and when not to use it. This tutorial is for knitting left-handed.