German Twisted Cast-On

German Twisted Cast On

This cast-on uses the basic set up of the long-tail cast on (steps 1-3), before working these instructions to produce an extra stretchy cast on edge!

Step 3: Bring tip of needle up through both strands thumb loop. 

Step 4: Place your needle tip on top of the farthest strand.

Step 5: Pull it towards you under the nearest strand. 

Step 6: Now bring the tip of the needle through loop on finger, pulling yarn through the smaller loop of the tail nearest the needle. 

Step 7: Let loops on thumb slip off. 

Step 8: Bring thumb under the loose tail, tighten the stitch until it is snug on the needle but not too tight!

Step 9: Repeat until you have the desired number of stitches. 

The following Pom projects also require a German twisted cast on: