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    Casting On: Using Weaving Brushes

    This is a quick and easy way of casting on. It is also called Automatic Closed Edge Cast On. This method can be carried out on any machine with weaving brushes. These brushes just hold the yarn so that the first row can be knitted. I use this method for all my swatches and tension squares. Pro: The method is quick and easy. Con: The edge is a bit ragged. It looks like a row of stitches with a thread running straight though. Instructions: Decide how many needles you want to cast on and push these towards you into hold position (d position) with the flat edge of your needle…