Knit 6 rows.
Rotate 90 degrees and pick up 3 stitches along edge.
Rotate 90 degrees and pick up 3 stitches along cast on edge.
Judy's Magic Cast On? So I knit my garter tab as follows:
Garter Tab Using Judy's Magic Cast On
Cast on 6 stitches using Judy's Magic Cast On (3 stitches on each needle). Hold the bottom 3 stitches to work at the end of the garter tab.
Knit 6 rows.
Rotate 90 degrees and pick up 3 stitches along the edge.
Rotate 90 degrees and knit the 3 held cast on stitches.
Here is how its done.
|Start Judy's Magic Cast On. The top needle will be the held stitches. You will knit the stitches on the bottom needle.|
|Cast on 6 stitches, 3 per needle.|
|Begin knitting the first stitch. This is the trickiest part. You may need to twist the tail with the working yarn to create a loop to knit.|
|Knit 6 rows, 3 garter ridges.|
|Rotate 90 degrees and pickup 3 stitches, one in each garter ridge.|
|The garter tab after the 3 picked up stitches. There are 6 worked stitches and 3 held stitches from Judy's Magic Cast On.|
|Return 3 held stitches to the needle.|
|Knit the 3 remaining stitches (these are the held Judy's Magic Cast On stitches).|
|The completed garter tab|
The image on the left is knit the traditional way. The image on the right is knit using Judy's Magic Cast On.
Photos copyright Prairie Willow Knits..