Figure-8 Cast-On
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The matching bind-off for this and all double-sided cast-ons is Kitchener Stitch.

Hemmed Edge Cast-On – Purl or Picot
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Hemmed Edge Cast-On – Purl or Picot
Hemmed Edge Cast-On – Purl or Picot

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Hemmed Edge – Purl Variation

This cast-on is best used on projects knit in the round so that the wrong side doesn’t show.

It works well on top-down socks if you don’t pull the tack-down row too tight.

The matching bind-off for this cast-on is the Hemmed Edge Bind-Off.

Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO)
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Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO)
Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO)

To do Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO) for Two-at-at-Time Toe-Up Socks, see this video.

The matching bind-off for this and all double-sided cast-ons is Kitchener Stitch.

Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO) for Two-at-a-Time Knitting
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Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO) for Two-at-a-Time Knitting
Judy’s Magic Cast-On (JMCO) for Two-at-a-Time Knitting

The matching bind-off for this and all double-sided cast-ons is Kitchener Stitch.

Neaten the Last Stitch of Your Bind-Off (Round Knitting)
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Neaten the Last Stitch of Your Bind-Off (Round Knitting)
Neaten the Last Stitch of Your Bind-Off (Round Knitting)

Turkish Cast-On
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The matching bind-off for this and all double-sided cast-ons is Kitchener Stitch.

Two-at-a-Time Cast-On
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Two-at-a-Time Cast-On
Two-at-a-Time Cast-On

You’ll need a long circular needle (47 inches [120 cm]) and two balls of yarn.

Tip: Knitting into this cast-on will be much easier if you are proficient in Magic Loop knitting.

For two-at-a-time toe-up socks, try Judy’s Magic Cast-On for two-at-a-time.

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