Portuguese Cast-On

The Portuguese Cast-On is both a very cool technique, as well as an easy PURL-WISE long-tail CO. Unlike other long-tail cast-ons, once you finish the CO, you’re ready to work a right-side row.

You can find more information about Knitter’s Pride needles, as well as retailers using these links:

Bryson Distributing
Accessories Unlimited
Knitter’s Pride Shop finder

The Knitter’s Pride Marblz needles I’m using can be found here.

Two good sources for handmade knitting pins:

BessTIME Etsy Shop
CoffeeNapKnit Etsy Shop

The yarn I used for demonstration is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky.

My nail polish is by Julep, color “Janie”.