One of the best tutorials I’ve seen for my favourite provisional cast ons.
This may be a little tricky to learn if you are less familiar with a crochet hook but it’s very worthwhile to learn, giving the most tidy and secure start to a piece IMHO. That says a LOT from this very OCD knitter / crocheter.
There are LOTS of ways to work a provisional cast on, I find this method a little less fussy than the crochet chain method, although both work just fine. I find lefties are concerned this method won’t work for them, but I assure you it is a 2 handed process (just like knitting), you don’t need to work anything differently.
You will need: a crochet hook, your needle, waste yarn
Note: the size of the crochet hook doesn’t matter, the tension of your cast on is determined by your needle, not the hook.
Step 1: Using waste yarn wake a slip knot and place it over the hook
Step 2: place your needle to the left of your crochet hook with the yarn UNDER the needle
Step 3: move your hook OVER the needle, grab the yarn with your hook and pull it through the slip knot on the…
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