Knitting step-by-step: How to cast on

Want to start knitting? Then get started with our step-by-step guide to casting on!

There are several methods for casting on - this method is known as 'thumb method', and it's the easiest for beginners.

Grab some needles and yarn and check out our step-by-step guide now! Once you've mastered casting on, you can try knitting. You'll soon have a cosy scarf, all ready for autumn!

Our step-by-step guide gives you full instructions in pictures and words - but here's a quick 'cheat sheet' for you to pin or print out as a quick reminder!