- Short tail cast on: no need to guess at how long you should leave the end.
- Very stretchy: it is as stretchy as the ribbing, so it won’t cut in on socks, cuffs, or necks. It is slightly thick when relaxed, so should prove quite durable for kids.
- Looks nice on both sides, and especially with 1x1 ribbing.
- Easy to do once you get the knack of it.
- Worked in the round, can be used to eliminate the joining gap.
- Can be used for double knitting and brioche (more videos to follow on those.