Topic Two: Casting on – long-tail


Lesson One

Topic Two: Casting on - long-tail method

In this topic you’ll be learning how to start your knitting using the long-tail method. First, check you have all your materials ready by clicking in the materials tab above.

Next, click on the button below to access the step-by-step instructions.

You will be able to view the instructions on-screen, download the instructions and save to your computer, tablet or mobile device, or print a copy. For instructions on downloading/printing the handouts, please see the course info page.

You can also watch the video below and follow along!

Once you have completed this topic your knitting should look like this:

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When you’re ready, click below to mark this topic complete. You can revisit it at any time by going to the programme overview.

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Well done!

For this topic you will need:

A pair of 5mm needles

100g aran weight (worsted weight) yarn

A pair of scissors