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Today I received an email from a knitter named Susan who was working on Sirdar Pattern 1666 and wasn't sure how to cast on stitches at the end of the row.
Casting on at the end of a row, or even mid-row, is a way to quickly add width to a piece of knitting (as opposed to the gradual process of increasing stitches every few rows.)
This method is handy for T shaped garments or tops worked side-to-side.[read more...]