Learn how to do the long tail cast on with this video tutorial. This is one of the most common cast-on methods for beginning your knitting projects. In this video, the PurlQueen will demonstrate two approaches to the long-tail cast on.
Learn how to do a provisional cast on with Planet Purl's how-to video. In this technique you will also need to know how to create a crochet chain. The crochet chain is used as a starting point to cast on stitches, which will later be removed.
Learn how to knit the cable cast on with this video tutorial. In this video, the Purlqueen will demonstrate how this technique differs from the knitted cast on, as well as show how it results in a very clean, inelastic edge that doesn't budge.
Learn how to do a seamless cast on in the round on two circular needles with Planet Purl's video demonstration of Turkish Cast On. Learn how to use this technique knitting "toe-up" socks in the sock class and group knit-along.
Learn how to do a seamless cast on in the round on two circular needles with Planet Purl's video demonstration of Judy's Magic Cast On. Visit the knit-alongs to check out the archive of the Planet Purl toe-up sock knitting class.