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How to cast on using the single-loop method

A very light and loose cast on, suitable for lace and fine knitting.

Using only one needle, it's very simple to do but more difficult to knit the first row after this cast on than any of the others.

Step 1
Make a slip knot

Make a slip knot leaving a short 'tail'
Step 2
Wrap yarn around needle

Wrap yarn around needle in direction shown for number of stitches required

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