How do you knit in the round without joining?

How do you not join knitting with circular needles?

Knitting flat on circular needles is the same as working on straight needles. Do not join in the round, just cast on and knit. Knit from the left needle to the right as usual, and when you get to the end of the row, switch hands just like you would in knitting with straight needles.

How do you cast on knitting without joining?

Pull the yarn tail through the first cast-on stitch

Doing so “undoes” the stitch you just knit, but leaves the tail pulled through the first stitch. Gently tug on the yarn tail to tighten it. Drop the yarn tail and use the working yarn to reknit the first cast-on stitch. Then knit to the end of the round as usual.

Can I use straight knitting needles instead of circular?

The short answer is “Yes, absolutely.” Use whichever style of needle is most comfortable for you. A slightly longer version goes like this: Both circular needles and straight needles have their uses.

What does join in round mean in knitting?

What Does it Mean to Join Knitting in the Round? To join knitting in the round is to connect the first and last cast on stitches together. This joining of stitches is what makes circular knitting possible.

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What does do not join in the round mean?

It means you will use a circular needle, but knit flat like straight needles, so you don’t want to join like you would for knitting in the round.