This  cast on does not work well for nubby or boucle yarns, but is amazing with a smooth yarn on any ribbed edge. (Works best on 1x1 rib, okay on 2x2 rib, not recommended for 3x3 or larger ribs.)

I learned this from the YouTube video Jeny’s Stretchy Slip-Knot Cast On, by Jeny Staiman. In case you prefer learning from a video, enjoy:

And here is the photo tutorial. Check the right column for a downloadable PDF. :-)

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This cast on is recommended for the following patterns: