How to Knit a Provisional Cast On

Poncho Tabetha provisional Cast On

In this video tutorial, Felicia Lo demonstrates how to knit a provisional cast-on using scrap yarn and a crochet hook. If you can make a yarn over and pick up stitches, you can work this technique.

This is a very useful cast on to learn since it allows you to expose a live edge of knit stitches that you can use for all sorts of things, including knitting in the other direction, doing a three-needle bind off, making sort of a folded hem to a garment and then binding off here.

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Pattern Info: Tabetha Poncho by Tanis Gray

Yarn: 9 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Worsted in Trinket (200 yd / 182 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 100% Superwash Merino)

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