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jessi_9783 07-09-2005 02:39 PM

2-Stranded Cast On
 
I love KH!!! :heart: :heart: :heart: So far all of the help I've needed has come from Amy's superb videos but now I need help with this pattern. First how do I do a do a 2-Stranded cast on? It explains it on in the pattern but I must be stupid because I can't follow the instructions or the diagram. Is it like the long-tail cast on? I hope cuz I'm really good at that now after watching Amy's vid like a million times. It's a good thing the vid is digital and not a tape cuz I would have worn it out as many times as I've played and replayed it. Okay I'm done rambling now. Thanks in advance.

Silver 07-09-2005 02:57 PM

It looks to me like it IS the long-tail cast on. :)

knitqueen 07-09-2005 02:58 PM

To me, it looks like a long-tail cast on.

jessi_9783 07-09-2005 03:37 PM

Thank you both for saving my sanity. I was about to chuck this pattern.

rebecca 07-09-2005 04:11 PM

:?? Definitely long tail cast on....I've never heard it called that... :thinking: odd.....

joyt 07-09-2005 04:36 PM

double knitting
 
I just finished my second sweater and I had two strands of yarn going also. I found the long tail cast on worked best for me. I have also seen it called the Twisted German Cast on: good photos

http://knitting.about.com/library/bl...german+cast+on

It is easy to keep loose. I would also suggest to keep your yarn it two seperate ziplock bags. It helps to keep them from twisting up.

best wishes

jessi_9783 07-09-2005 06:36 PM

Hey Joyt

I think you may be right. The pic does show 2 different tails hanging from the needle. They also are 2 different colors. Thank you for help, it's nice to know it is a different cast on from the long tail.


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