Is it really sad to have a “favourite” cast-on? If so, sign me up, I’m sad! This is my favourite cast-on, its simple and quick and relatively painless (once you have got your head around it!This is the long-tail cast-on. So called because you case-on using a long tail of yarn to make the cast-on row.
I’ve tried to explain it as simply as I can below. Please let me know if you have any questions though! 🙂
Step 2 & 3
Step 4 & 5
Its really that simple! The trick is calculating how much “tail” you will need. I do this as follows:
That’s it! Simples!
Hope it works for you if you try it!