I managed a little bit of quiet time here at the micro-farm and have added a few new video tutorials to my Youtube channel.
The long tail cast on is probably the most common cast on method in knitting. It is the cast on method I use for all of my Butt Knits patterns except for the Traditional Wool Soaker. Here is how I knit the long tail cast on.
The knitted cast on is a nice one to know if you are casting on with the long tail method but have underestimated your yarn tail length. This cast on also stands on its own and is an Elizabeth Zimmermann favorite.