A mid-row or mid-round cast on is often used for buttonholes and underarm stitches. End of row (or beginning of row) cast ons are usually used for shaping. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you my preferred method for casting on in the middle of a row (or round) or at the end of a row.
The Winding Cast On is just one of many provisional cast ons. It is my favorite because it is so easy! Learn how to knit the winding cast on in this tutorial.
The Cable Cast On is similar to the Knitted Cast On, but it produces a sturdier, more decorative edge – perfect for edges that get a lot of wear like cuffs.