Cable Cast On Method - Easy Knitting Instruction For Beginner

Cable Cast On is pretty much like the knitted method. The only difference is that the right needle is inserted between stitches instead of into a stitch.
This type of casting produce a nice and tight base row for your knitting. It is great for making ribbing for sweaters, hats and mittens. 

Follow step 1 through 6 in a knitted cast-on method.

Here Are Steps For Cable Method

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7. Insert the right hand needle between the two stitches on the left needle.

8. Wrap the yarn around the right hand needle from behind and from right to left.

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9. Bring the yarn forward through the space between two stitches.

10. Twist right hand stitch forward and slip it onto left hand needle.

11. repeat step 7-10 until you reach desire length.

Congratulation! You've just knitted Cable Cast On Stitches!

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