When I have to cast on a loooot of stitches--like at the bottom of an in-the-round sweater, I use two skeins. One for the tail and one for the 'main' skein. When I'm done, I cut one to make it the tail and continue with the other one.
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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