TUBULAR CAST ON FOR 2X2 RIB IN THE ROUND
Using a provisional cast-on and scrap yarn, cast-on HALF of the total number of stitches you need. Sign up for the Verypink. To start, slip the first two stitches from the front needle the one closest to you in your left hand purl wise on to the new needle. The extra stitch is required so that you have the correct number of knit stitches after the cast on is complete. The pattern will link to this tutorial once it is ready, but meanwhile, I hope this step-by-step photo guide helps in your own hat knitting. I spent two-hours on this and everything came undone when I trimmed the waste yarn. Carefully unpick the crochet chain, releasing the knit stitches attached to them one by one and pick them up on a second needle. Keep going in this way, slipping two stitches from the front needle, two from the back, two from the front, two from the back, on to your new working needle until all the stitches have been taken over on to the working needle.
It will now look like this: Pick up two more bumps and knit them, and continue around alternating purl2tog and 2 knits. Assuming you mean 2knits for 1 purl rib, you could try changing the instructions under the second photo to be “Inserting the right needle tip from below knit through the bump, then purl2tog from the left needle. I like the way you showed how to do it better. You can slip them together or one by one, that doesn’t matter, just as long as its the first two stitches from the front needle. To begin, use waste yarn to make a crochet chain around 6 chains longer than the number of stitches you are going to cast on. This is how the 2×2 rib pattern forms.
This tubular cast-on begins with a crochet chain provisional cast-on. I love the look of the edge! You can slip them together or one by one, that doesn’t matter, just as long as its the first two stitches from the front needle Next slip the first two stitches from the back needle purl wise on to the new working needle.
The example shown begins with 21 stitches, for a final 40 stitches. Confusing, I know, but trust me, it works. Thank you for clear instructions. The stitches will be orientated such that they already appear to form 2×2 rib so just continue in the pattern as set. Now hold these two needles together in your left hand and take the circular needle you are going to work the brim of your hat with in your right hand.
Of course, for a full size hat you would have far more stitches than this, which will make the next bit easier. Assuming you are using a ” circular needle, the stitches would fill the cable so pretend there are more stitches on mine too As you can see in the photo above, the working yarn is now at the right hand end of the work, but the needle tip is at the left.
I AM Knitting: How to: Tubular Cast on for 2×2 rib in the round
OK, I concede that is not anything new, but for this one I wanted a particular look and that required learning a new cast-on. Thank tjbular for these directions.
The next thing we need to do is remove the waste yarn and pick up the stitches from them. Alicia Marchant 25 February at After a few rounds of ribbing has been completed, the waste yarn can be removed. Join in the round and knit three or four rounds then cut the waste tuular leaving at least a 15cm 6 inch tail. I spent tge on this and everything came undone when I trimmed the waste yarn.
2 x 2 Tubular Cast-On
Posted by Alicia Marchant at So if you wanted 60 stitches, you’d cast on Monday, 4 February How to: After you work all of the steps for this CO, this is the last thing you do to casg this CO in a hat or any other CO in a hat: Hold the one that was uppermost just now in front, and the lower one behind so the right side of the stitches are facing outwards. This is one way of starting a hat with a tugular rib using a stretchy tubular cast-on.
Purl one row, then knit one row, then purl one row or in short, work 3 more rows in stocking stitch.
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Carefully unpick the crochet chain, releasing the knit stitches attached to them one by one and pick them up on a second needle. It will now look like this:. Would this also be a good cast on for socks knit from the cuff down?
Remove the provisional cast-on and slip those stitches on to caast needle, line up those needles. BlogCast-OnsTechniques. Knitcrazy 22 January at And a very stretchy cast on revealed excuse the strange looking hand. Bring the other needle tip around and start working in 2×2 rib, knit two, purl two.
Use the cast-on tail to carefully seam the gap closed from the inside when the hat is completed. Sorry it’s been a long work day, so I don’t have the energy to try this myself right now. Working into the bumps on the back of the chain and not into the chain loops themselvespick up and knit 10 stitches using the working yarn. For the purposes of this tutorial I am working with a stitch tubular cast-on as an example.
This is how the 2×2 rib pattern forms. Place a marker if you wish to mark the end of the round, but there is no need to flr stitches or knit two stitches together to close the round. Assuming you mean 2knits for 1 purl rib, you could try changing the instructions under the second photo to be “Inserting the right needle tip from below knit through the bump, then purl2tog from the left fod.
The pattern will link to this tutorial once it is ready, but meanwhile, I hope this step-by-step photo guide helps in your own hat knitting. Are there 3 needles involved. The extra stitch is required so that you have the correct number of knit stitches after the cast on is complete.