Recommended Reading: Cast on, Bind Off

211 Ways to Begin and End your Knitting

Find inspiration for your machine knitting in the hand knitting world. Explore unusual cast on and bind off techniques that you can use for your hand knitting and machine knitting.

Now, in one extraordinary book, have at your fingertips more than 120 ways to cast on and more than 80 ways to bind off. This beautifully organized treasury is ideal for all skill levels.

  • Find each technique presented with step-by-step written instructions, clear how-to illustrations, and a photo of the finished edge
  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each method, including suggestions for when to use it
  • Discover workhorse and specialty cast ons and bind offs for colorwork, cuffs, ruffles, fringe, lace buttonholes, and more


The sample below was knit on the machine. The stitch pattern is a simple 1x1 tuck and the edge was inspired by a technique in this book.

NOTE: This is a hand knitting book. It is recommended as inspiration for trying new techniques on your machine


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Posted by Sue Jalowiec on 11/02/2013 at 9:04 AM | Categories: Book Recommendations - Inspiration for machine knitters -


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