« It is Definitely A Monday | Main | Look What I've Been Up To! »

July 17, 2012


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Suzanne Shattuck

I like to use the knitted cast on. That is the first one I learned so I guess I'm a little stuck on it.

Anne Marie

Cable cast on is my go-to. Rav amchart


I'm a long-tail lover. It's so fast!


Cool giveaway! I saw this book at the bookstore and am totally wanting to get it. My favorite cast on is long-tail, I think it makes a nice edge, especially for in-the-round things. My preferred bind-off is to bind off in 1x1 ribbing so that the "chain" is exactly center and isn't off to one side or the other. :D


I do cable cast on, but open to learning other methods.


I only know the cable cast on. So, i want to learn other ways.



okay, it is usually long tail! but i would like to add to my repertoire.


Long tail


I'm a big fan of Judy's Magic Cast-on (paired with Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-off)


Long tail is all I can do, but I just got a pattern that requires a more exotic method. Would love to win this book to expand my horizons. Thanks for the chance.


I really like the twisted german cast on for socks.


I'm loyal to long tail. But after almost 6 years of knitting I've discovered cable cast on - not bad. It's no long tail, though ;)

Susan C.

I have to say cable cast on and long tail are the two I use the most.


I generally use the knitted cast on b/c I don't have to figure out how long the tail should be. I'm getting pretty good at the provisional cast on, too, when needed. I would love to get my hands on this book so I could broaden my repertoire!


I almost always use a long-tail cast on. After learning a cable cast on recently, I plan to experiment a little more often. I use a k2tog bind off, but I'm not sure if that's what it's called. See? I need this book. :)


I use cable cast on, because I can never estimate the correct length for long tail.


I use long tail cast on whenever I can but the application always determines what method I use, i.e. for toe-up socks, it's Judy's Magic Cast On; for cuff down, it's German Twisted Cast On. Bind offs are treated equally. :) I would LOVE to win this book!


I am pretty much a strictly long tail girl. I would LOVE to learn more invisible methods for both casting on and binding off : )

Angela Bellamy

I really only use the long tail cast on but have tried cable cast on for arms of toys, can honestly say I sucked at it lol!


I use the long tail cast on, but have discovered that I like a stretchy bind off, depending on what I am knitting, and then I use Jeny's Stretchy Bind off. It's been great for the blanket squares I am knitting.


I always use a long tail cast on and a stretchy bind off


I almost exclusively use the long-tail cast-on, but I've been finding it doesn't always suit my needs. I've been on the lookout for new techniques to try. :)


I love to do 3-needle bind-offs. They're so easy and they have seamless results!


I too use primarily long tail and would love to learn more ways to cast on and bind off.


thank you for the chance to win. to answer your question i pretty much the only cast on i ever use is the cable cast on that my mom taught me. as for Canadians looking for this book got to amazon.ca and it's $14.40 Canadian.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

My Photo

Quick Bio

  • Rebecca Danger believes that knitting and crafting are a lifestyle, not just a hobby.


Buy My Books

Rebecca Danger Jewelry Shop on Etsy

Interested in Stocking My Patterns?

join our mailing list
* indicates required