The German Twisted Cast-On

The German Twisted Cast-On

Posted by Cindy and Carol on Mar 7th 2022

"Blessed are the flexible, for they will not allow themselves to become bent out of shape!"

--- Robert Ludlum  

Sometimes you need a little extra stretch in your cast-on. Maybe you're casting on for the cuff of a sock, mitt, or sleeve, or the brim of a hat, and elasticity is a priority.

Introducing  The German Twisted Cast-On. It's similar to the Long Tail Cast-On, but with a twist! In this video tutorial, we walk you through it.

You may also want to watch our videos on the Knit Stitch and other Basics, as well as our tutorials on more Cast-OnsIncreases, and Decreases! Learn even more with our in-person  Learn to Knit Level One class!