Channel Island Cast On

A decorative, flexible long tail type cast on.
A decorative, flexible long tail type cast on.

The Channel Island CO is a pretty way to start a knitting project and creates a flexible, decorative edge. This cast on method is a type of long tail cast on where hands are in the slingshot position. It can be used to start many projects and looks especially nice when followed by 1x1 or k1, p1 ribbing.


  • Introduction
  • Channel Island CO
  • Joining the cast on in the round
  • Final Notes

Pattern: Riptide Socks
Yarn: HiKoo CoBaSi
Needles: skacel by addi FlexiFlips bamboo

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