The long tail cast on method is one of my favorite ways to cast on. It’s quick, it’s easy, and I can have 50 stitches on my needle in no time.

But trying to figure out where you should start casting on for the right number of stitches can be a mystery – the only thing worse than ending up with a foot (or more!) of yarn for your tail is when you run out of yarn and can’t finish casting on!

Don’t worry, there’s a trick to cast on the perfect number of stitches with the long tail cast on, and it involves two skeins of yarn (or sometimes just one!).

Check it out:

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