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brookenic 04-23-2005 02:58 PM

casting on in pattern?
 
I've noticed that you bind off in pattern. Do you also cast on in pattern? (for my k2,p2 ribbing edge.)Because I have no clue how to. ~Brooke

brightspot 04-24-2005 12:34 AM

I don't know if there is a way to cast on in pattern. I have always cast on the regular way then stretched the bottom slightly when I get up a few inches to make it stretchy enough.

brookenic 04-24-2005 12:39 AM

Yeah I decided to ignore the cast on in pattern thing because I didn't find anywhere that said it. I guess my ignorance about knitting hats came shining through. Thanks tho...~Brooke

brightspot 04-24-2005 12:53 AM

If there is a way it would be good since it would make it stretchier. Or maybe it would make it stretch out of shape easier. Who knows?

Hildegard_von_Knittin 04-24-2005 11:20 AM

Some cast ons are more suitable for certain stitch patterns than others... for instance, I like the alternate cable cast on for ribbing. I rarely use the single cast on method, because I think it's sloppy and loose. I use the cable cast on a lot too, expecially for scarves that i won't put fringe on, because it's very neat and firm. But I think it it a matter of preference for most people.

brookenic 04-24-2005 01:18 PM

:thumbsup: Thanks Hilde!! :thumbsup:


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