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How to cast on

I did a series of how-to knit videos with The Australian Women’s Weekly Books and here is my video tutorial for casting on.

Casting on is one of the most important skills – as you really can’t start knitting without it. Here, I show you a very simple cast-on method that uses the same principle as a regular knit stitch. My grandmother taught me this method when I was around seven and I have sworn by it since!