Online Class

40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off

$29.99

Choose and use the best cast-ons and bind-offs for every knitting need. Start and finish all your knitting with a look you love and the perfect amount of stretch.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including a cast-on and bind-off usage guide
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Aurora Sisneros
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Master new cast-ons and bind-offs to achieve the results you want with yarn shop owner and instructor Aurora Sisneros. Discover popular cast-ons that will help you get your projects started with ease. Kick off your garments and accessories in pattern with all the ribbed cast-ons you need. Give your cast-on edge just the right amount of give with a variety of empowering stretchy cast-ons. Create temporary edges for any project using a selection of valuable provisional cast-ons. Make finishing simple as you learn to bind off your projects with lots of basic yet beautiful techniques. Complete your work in pattern with an array of smart bind-offs in rib. Customize the elasticity of your finished edge with the best stretchy bind-offs. Plus, you'll see these techniques performed in both Continental and English knitting styles, as well as right- and left-handed. Learn to work a collection of valuable cast-ons and bind-offs with confidence!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
03:12
Meet Aurora Sisneros, your instructor and owner of Fabric Bliss in Denver, Colorado. Aurora goes over what you'll learn and how to use your class as a reference. You'll be able to learn or review the techniques in any order and as often as you like. You'll see each technique in the English and Continental styles, both right-handed and left-handed.
2. Basic Cast-Ons
27:18
3. Ribbed Cast-Ons
35:45
4. Stretchy Cast-Ons
21:26
5. Provisional Cast-Ons
48:29
6. Basic Bind-Offs
40:03
7. Ribbed Bind-Offs
34:48
8. Stretchy Bind-Offs
14:15

Recommended with this class

  • Worsted-weight yarn for making practice swatches
  • Needles in an appropriate size for your yarn, both straight and circular, for practicing

Taught by

Aurora Sisneros
Aurora Sisneros
Aurora Sisneros is the owner of Fabric Bliss, a yarn and fabric shop in Denver. She left her fast-paced job as an IT professional with a mission to share the cathartic crafts she loves. For Aurora, knitting has been an absolute blessing, and she's passionate about bringing that experience to her students. She teaches knitting at her shop, as well as crochet, sewing, quilting and tatting. Aurora is driven to help students find joy in what they're doing, and she's delighted to teach and provide "tech support" on Craftsy!
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