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Knitting Fundamentals: How to Cast On

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What You'll Be Creating

The very first step in almost all knitting projects is casting-on, which is what I'll be teaching you today. So what are you waiting for? Go grab some knitting needles and yarn, and let's get you started on your knitting journey!


  • Knitting needles
  • Yarn (make sure the weight of your yarn corresponds with the size of your knitting needles)

1. How to Cast On

Check out the following video to learn how to cast-on.

Start Knitting

Now that you've learned how to cast-on, it's time to learn how to do a knit stitch and a purl stitch. Then you can start working on all of those knitting projects you've been dreaming of! Make a scarf, knit a blanket, or try a coffee cozy.

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