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Casting on Three Ways Via Zoom

Elevate your knitting skills and expand your repertoire of cast ons with our immersive class, "Essential Cast On Techniques." Join us on a journey of discovery as we explore three distinct and invaluable methods: the German Twisted Cast On, Cable Cast On, and Tilly Buddy's Very Stretchy Cast On. Whether you're a seasoned knitter or just starting your knitting journey, this class is designed to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to tackle any project with finesse.

  1. German Twisted Cast On: The German Twisted Cast On is a go-to technique for creating a stretchy and elastic edge, making it ideal for projects that require extra give, such as socks, hats, or garments. In this class, our expert instructors will guide you through the intricacies of this cast on method, teaching you how to achieve an even tension, maintain consistency, and troubleshoot common challenges. Discover the unique qualities of the German Twisted Cast On and unlock its potential for your future projects.

  2. Cable Cast On: Perfect for projects that demand a sturdy and well-defined edge, the Cable Cast On technique is a knitter's favorite. With its firm structure, it's an excellent choice for sweater cuffs, button bands, and any area that requires added strength. Join us as we delve into the nuances of the Cable Cast On, mastering the art of seamlessly integrating new stitches and achieving impeccable tension. Our experienced instructors will share valuable tips and techniques to help you achieve polished results every time.

  3. Tilly Buddy's Very Stretchy Cast On: Introducing Tilly Buddy's Very Stretchy Cast On—a versatile and highly elastic method that's perfect for projects requiring ample stretch, such as hats, socks, or garments with a snug fit. In this class, you'll learn the ins and outs of this popular cast on, including how to create a foundation that is both stretchy and sturdy. Our instructors will guide you through the steps, sharing their expertise in achieving optimal tension and troubleshooting any potential issues along the way.

Please Note: We would like to bring to your attention that the Zoom link for your upcoming class will be sent to you a day prior to the scheduled date.

Kindly ensure that your email address is accurate during the registration process to avoid any delivery delays.

Also, it's noteworthy that our classes are recorded. Therefore, even if you are unable to attend the scheduled session, you need not worry as you can still learn and gain all the knowledge and techniques covered. We will send you a recording link after the class concludes, which will be promptly delivered to your inbox.

Difficulty: Confident Beginner


Worsted weight yarn in a light color

US 8 24" circular needles

Or, US 8 5" Interchangeable Tips in Metal or Bamboo, and a small Twist or Spin 14" Cable


There is no pre-work for this class.  Just gather your supplies and get ready to learn.


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

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