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Old 11-12-2012, 02:53 PM   #1
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Best Cast On Method for Picking Up Stitches Later
I have a pattern for a knitted Christmas stocking. The pattern works from the top down to the toe with the child's name at the top and the year they were born.

I would like to make the stocking ahead of give as baby gifts I would like to add the top of the stocking last. What is the best method to cast on to pick up those stitches at the top of the stocking that I have knitted and then add the name, date and top ribbing? I would like it to look fairly seamless if that is possible.
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