Learn How to Cast on needles. The Beginner method for the Slingshot method is also called the Longtail Cast on. Wrap needles with yarn the number of stitches you want. Add 12" for a tail and some give. This is where to make your slip knot.
Tutorial is from our bigger tutorial on reading a pattern. Learn to make a hat on straight needles.
Click link below for the main video this one is pulled from: http://youtu.be/fhZFqygGKQw
Reading a Knitting Pattern; taught like a class & tutorial! Grab your favorite beverage and a notepad then Knit Along together! Permission for Knit Along and tutorial for pattern reading by Leisure Arts. Presenting the Basic Hat (made on straight needles) as it appears in "I Can't Believe I'm Knitting" book. Find your copy at the following link.
Choose "Digital Download" or "Paperback" link http://goo.gl/g4ucpx
In the main bigger video you will learn, as sitting in a virtual classroom, how to read a needle knit pattern. The first part of the class takes you through reading and understanding how the pattern is laid out. The pattern is broken down in in bite size chunks. The second part of class is a "Knit Along" working through the pattern knitting step by step to completion of the whole hat pattern courtesy of Leisure Arts. More books to come and a separate review and GIVEAWAY will follow each in our series! Are you excited yet?!
Thank you Leisure Arts!
Book Review - I Can't Believe I'm Knitting by Leisure Artshttp://youtu.be/uqYAVBs-NzU
Techniques featured in main video:
Longtail Cast-on or Slingshot method cast on
k2tog Knit 2 together
slip as if to knit
PSSO Pass Slipped Stitch Over
top of hat shaping (crown decrease)
Side Seaming or weaving
Links referenced in bigger video:
Swatching or Making a Gauge Swatch http://goo.gl/PgICB4
Yarn Class 101 Yarn Lingo http://goo.gl/EXKpjl
Blocking article and video http://goo.gl/PnIiI2
Hat Chart for length (2-3" extra for folded brims here, so deduct that!) http://goo.gl/cQJC2u
Leisure Arts on Ravelry http://goo.gl/TRiC0F
Leisure Arts on YouTube http://goo.gl/ubIl2C
Link to Yarn: Deborah Norville Everyday® Soft Worsted Solids and Multis http://goo.gl/DfGM4Y
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Pattern Reading 201 | Knit | Basic Hat on straight needleshttp://youtu.be/fhZFqygGKQw
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