What is cable cast on used for?
A cast on is a technique in knitting for creating the very first stitches of a project. A cable cast on creates a firm, beautiful edge that can be also be used to add stitches in the middle of a project. The cable cast on is similar to the knit stitch, so it is a great skill for experienced knitters to learn.
Does the cable cast on count as a row?
Actually, what you shouldn’t be counting is the “row” formed by the cast on. The cast on doesn’t count as a row. But it’s easier to count all the rows in the worked fabric, below the needle, and just not count the loops on the needle.
Is a knitted cast on stretchy?
The knitted cast on is easy to do, especially if you already know how to make a knit stitch. This is a good all-purpose cast on and creates a stretchy edge to your work.
Can you change yarn in the middle of a row knitting?
If you run out of yarn in the middle of a row, your options are the same: Tie a temporary knot with both yarns, leaving 4- or 5-inch (10- to 13-centimeter) ends; or knit the next stitch with both strands, drop the old one, and continue knitting from the new ball.