CAT BORDHI MOEBIUS CAST ON
With your left hand, hold the cable several inches to the left of the slipknot and active needle, between your thumb and middle finger, and hold the ball strand comfortably between your palm and fingers. A Moebius requires a long circular needle. Hold the slipknot and center of cable between the thumb and first two fingers of your right hand, leaving the needle tips hanging down. Instead of just holding onto the yarn and wrapping it around and around, you are wrapping it around a cable ring, so you have to reposition your hand with each wrap. Selena December 15, at 2: Used Cat B’s for lack of ingenuity and it was amazingly simple! Techniques Jill Wolcott Knits:
Notice how your slipknot is now on the cable. My husband is the expert on the program and he has done a couple of drawings you may like. Work to marker marker is on the left needle and can be slipped to the right needle. As the work progresses, the two loops of the cable will grow further apart. Place a marker on the right needle. Step 2 Release the yarn and move your hand around to the front of the cable. Bring the active needle forward and under the cable, over the ball strand, catching the ball strand, then back under the cable to its original position Figure 2. One stitch is cast on; stitch is anchored under the cable.
Work the first stitch on the L needle, indicated with the arrow. Leave the right needle tip hanging down and out of work.
On Ravelry as curiousjeny. Menu of Techniques Techniques Library: This is a great explanation! Anonymous December 20, at 3: I found it easier to use a tiny ball of yarn for the cast-on, instead of using the full ball of sock yarn that I started with. Judy Vallas August 29, at 3: Bbordhi, it’s something new.
Each time you cast on two stitches onto the active needle with these steps, two matching stitches will have been cast on to the cable beneath the active needle.
Step 4 Holding the yarn, bring your hand above the needle. Used Cat B’s for lack of ingenuity and it was amazingly simple! Kinetically, these methods are very different, but the end result is quite similar. Hold the yarn behind the needle and cable.
Cat Bordhi’s Moebius cast on – Jill Wolcott Knits
Malena May 30, at 5: Curious Knitter December 21, at 4: The first time the first ring is worked, the stitches will be mounted in an alternating fashion with the front leg of the loop either behind or in front of the cable, and each stitch forms a triangle with the cable upon which it is mounted.
NMjewel August 10, at 8: But if you, like me, are still curious about other ways to cast on for your moebius, here are some links you might find interesting. Thanks, I’m going to try your method it looks good and with those diagrams I think I’ll understand it: But i bordih need another pair of needles for starting to knit.
Start with a 40″ cable needle.
Cat Bordhi’s Moebius cast on
Judy Vallas August 28, at 1: One stitch is cast on; stitch is anchored under the cable. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 until you have cast on the required number of stitches.
I am not proficient in English butI did understand beautifully everything. Posted by Curious Knitter at 7: Bring the active needle forward borfhi under the cable, over the ball strand, catching the ball strand, then back under the cable to its original position Figure 2. Lyndell August 8, at 1: Kathleen Cubley 3 Comments.
Curious Knitter: Mobebius Cast On: the way I do it
Your pictures really made it easy to follow. Now tho I’m only two rows moebiua I think maybe I’ve got it! Or can one needle be pulled out magic loop-style when you begin the knitting? The thing that sets Roam Cowl apart from other infinity scarf patterns is its beautiful drape. Work to marker marker is between needles, on the cable below the needle tips.
Step 1 Tie a slip knot into the end of the yarn, and place it on your R needle. Hold the slipknot and center of cable between the thumb and first two fingers of your right hand, leaving the needle tips hanging down. The one that really appealed to me was the Roam Cowl by Jennifer Dassau. January 12, at 8: Iris Moeius moebius cast on – video demonstrating bordgi alternative way of casting on — the result is kindof like Judy’s Magic Cast On a-la-moebius.
Hold the left needle tip hereafter referred to as the active needle along with the slipknot and cable, with the needle tip in front. Sling the yarn over your left index finger, up and away from the cable. This bofdhi me the idea to try to adapt other provisional cast ons for moebius purposes. Cay the first leg of a loop is in back, simply work into the center of the stitch like knitting into back in its most open position, on other loops, work it as a knit.
Place a marker on the right needle.