M1 – Backwards Loop Cast On

M1 – Make One – Backwards Loop Cast On Increase:

  1. Wrap your yarn around your left thumb or index finger clockwise.
  2. With your right needle, pick up the loop created along the side of your thumb or finger.
  3. Slip it off your thumb or finger and pull the yarn to tighten the stitch creating what looks like a twisted yarn over.
  4. NOTE: YouTube video for visual reference of the Backwards Loop Cast On (for the increases you’ll only be doing one loop at a time): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojOU7Bco4dM