Does slip stitch count as a stitch knitting?
In knitting, the slip knot always counts as a stitch. If you are a crocheter, be sure to remember this, as in crochet, the slip knot never counts as a stitch.
Does the slip knot count as a stitch in long tail cast on?
The slip knot does not count as a stitch. … After all stitches are cast on, cut strand of yarn that formed loops around the base of the new stitches (strand that was wrapped around your thumb), leaving 10″/25.5cm or more for a beginning tail.
Does cast on stitch count as a stitch?
The answer is yes. It is the very first stitch. When you cast on all the stitches you need, you don’t take the slip loop off the needle. Not only is it used when you cast on your knitting stitches but it’s very helpful when you need to add a new color of yarn in your knitting.
How long should a tail be for a long tail cast on?
Convert to inches (1” per 2.54cm) and you’ve got roughly 10” minimum for the tail to cast on. Add a few more inches so that you’ll have yarn to hold on to at the end; four to five inches should do it.