Is the cast on row considered the first row in knitting?
The cast on itself is not counted, however, some cast on methods create both a cast on and a knitted row. For example, the most popular cast on, the long tail method, creates both a cast on and a knitted row. So in this case, you would count that as the first row.
Does the cast off row count as a row?
The cast on doesn’t count as a row. But it’s easier to count all the rows in the worked fabric, below the needle, and just not count the loops on the needle.
Is the first row in knitting the right side?
The first row of a knitting pattern is considered the right side, and the second row is considered the wrong side. Since one is an odd number, all of the odd rows are right side facing. The even rows are on the wrong side.
Do you cast off on the right or wrong side?
I prefer Casting Off on the Right Side of my work, which is the front side. If you are working your knitting project from a pattern, it will tell you when it is time to cast off. You usually end a pattern after knitting the wrong side, or backside, so I’m going to start our Cast Off row on the right side.
What is the best cast on for garter stitch?
German twisted cast-on
Also known as the old Norwegian cast-on. It is stretchy and makes a good pair with garter stitch.