German Twisted Cast On
(Or Old Norwegian Cast On)
The set up for this cast on is the same as for the long tail cast on. For the sake of demonstrating this cast on two different colored yarns are shown here.
Step 1-Bring needle under both yarns that are around thumb.
Step 2-Bring needle down through the loop formed by the thumb.
Step 3-Take the needle back towards the index finger.
Step 4-Take the needle over the top of the yarn coming from the index finger to catch it.
Step 5-Next bring the needle back down through the loop on the thumb.
Step 6-Drop loop off the thumb and tighten up the stitch just formed.