How do Italians knit?

What is Italian cast on in knitting?

The Italian Cast On is a ribbing cast on. This means that it was specifically designed for use with a 1×1 ribbing stitch. This cast on has a distinctive, seamless look and an extremely stretchy edge. It works wonderfully on scarves and hats.

What is Italian castoff?

The Italian bind off, also known as knit1-purl1 bind off or Kitchener bind off is a sewn bind off technique that yields beautiful, professional-looking results. It’s excellent for binding off a traditional knit 1 purl 1 rib, and also lovely for brioche rib, shaker rib and other slip-stitch ribs.

Is Italian cast on the same as tubular?

One of the best ways to cast on stitches for 1×1 or 2×2 ribbing is to use the long tail tubular (also known as Italian) cast on. It is the type of cast on that forms a lovely edge looking like columns of stitches flowing from one side of the work to the other.

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