This is my slip-knot free version of Judy’s Magic Cast On, a provisional cast-on great for starting toe-up socks and more.

You can use two circular needles, or two double-pointed needles (dpns), as I did here.

For a video tutorial, I recommend Cat Bordhi’s:


Magic Cast On

You may want to check out the following pattern:

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