Frequent question: Is the tail on the right side of knitting?

Is the long tail cast on the right side?

The long tail cast on is frequently called for in patterns and has many uses. It has a “right” side and a “wrong” side, and it requires that you estimate in advance the amount of yarn you will use to perform the cast on. This cast on can be done with either the right of left hand.

What is right front in knitting?

Thanks for any help. Dear Knitter, The standard convention (at least here in the U.S., and in the patterns I’ve done for Vogue and seen in magazines like Rowan and Rebecca) is to refer to the Right and Left AS WORN. So, the Right Front is the Right Front of the sweater-wearer.

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