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Cast on/bind off
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Feb 16, 2012 12:04:42   #
irlshay
 
Without knitting two separate sections and seaming in the middle, is there a way to get cast on and bound off edges of scarves to match? For example, long tail cast on would match (or resemble) what type of bind off? Cable cast on with....??? Knitted cast on with....??
 
Feb 17, 2012 01:30:53   #
TammyK (a regular here)
 
Knitting bind-off that matches long-tail cast-on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX98p0Rd6lQ

Crochet cast-on to match knitted bind-off: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhKncnlsVyk
Feb 17, 2012 03:34:02   #
Aggie May
 
irlshay wrote:
Without knitting two separate sections and seaming in the middle, is there a way to get cast on and bound off edges of scarves to match? For example, long tail cast on would match (or resemble) what type of bind off? Cable cast on with....??? Knitted cast on with....??


Start in the middle and work in both directions and you will have a cast off at both ends.
Have fun.
Colleen
PS, I mean by Casting On with waste yarn and picking up the stitches to work the other way, rather than seaming.
Feb 17, 2012 08:50:22   #
kgardenseed
 
Thank you so much.
Feb 17, 2012 09:04:20   #
fiddlerbird555
 
Crocheted edging or fringe.
Feb 17, 2012 11:07:47   #
Cindy M
 
In this case, I do a regular bind off in all purl stitches. It will match the cast on edge.
 
Feb 17, 2012 11:14:38   #
JJMM88
 
Aggie May wrote:
irlshay wrote:
Without knitting two separate sections and seaming in the middle, is there a way to get cast on and bound off edges of scarves to match? For example, long tail cast on would match (or resemble) what type of bind off? Cable cast on with....??? Knitted cast on with....??


Start in the middle and work in both directions and you will have a cast off at both ends.
Have fun.
Colleen
PS, I mean by Casting On with waste yarn and picking up the stitches to work the other way, rather than seaming.
quote=irlshay Without knitting two separate secti... (show quote)


Please explain how you use waste yarn to cast on and picking up the stitches to go both ways! Thanks
Feb 17, 2012 16:33:01   #
DarlinJill
 
Yes. Cast on and knit your pattern until you are at the half way point of your finished length. Put your stitches on a holder. Then cast on and knit a second piece until you get to the same length as your first piece. The join the two pieces using a Kitcjner's stitch. This method will work no matter what your pattern is because the Kitchner matches each set of stitches. This is the stitch used to close up the toe end of socks. I tried this on a shawl I was making with a lace pattern and guess what? It works. Good luck 
Feb 17, 2012 21:52:56   #
Aggie May
 
JJMM88 wrote:
Aggie May wrote:
irlshay wrote:
Without knitting two separate sections and seaming in the middle, is there a way to get cast on and bound off edges of scarves to match? For example, long tail cast on would match (or resemble) what type of bind off? Cable cast on with....??? Knitted cast on with....??


Start in the middle and work in both directions and you will have a cast off at both ends.
Have fun.
Colleen
PS, I mean by Casting On with waste yarn and picking up the stitches to work the other way, rather than seaming.
quote=irlshay Without knitting two separate secti... (show quote)


Please explain how you use waste yarn, to cast on and picking up the stitches to go both ways! Thanks
quote=Aggie May quote=irlshay Without knitting t... (show quote)


It is as simple as Casting On with waste yarn, in a contrast colour and not fluffy, work a couple of rows then change to your main yarn and work half of your scarf & Cast Off.
Go back to the end with the waste yarn and pick up the stitches and work the other way.
If you are using a lacy stitch, you will find that the pattern does not match exactly but you can work a couple of rows of Stocking Stitch, adding in a stitch to make up for the half stitch you lose off each end.
Take off the waste yarn.
Have fun.
Colleen.
Feb 17, 2012 23:08:08   #
darski
 
It is called a provisional cast on

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlZ6D7SbpwY&feature=related

Most of them start with a crochet hook but I went for the just knitting one. look at the others if you like them
 
          
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