Long-Tail Cast-on

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The long tail cast-on knitting technique is one of the most useful ways to cast on stitches for a new project! Sometimes spelled “longtail cast on”, this knitting technique for getting your stitches onto your needles is well-known for being incredibly sturdy and elastic!

It is a great all-purpose cast-on method. Many knitters use this cast-on as their “default” method because it is reliable and creates a clean, beautiful edge when done correctly.

Knitting.com has detailed instructions.

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