Happy Christmas Eve everyone! Today I have a quick tip for you to make your Long-tail cast on a little easier.
There's nothing worse than starting your long tail cast-on, and running out of yarn with just a few stitches left (especially if you've cast on a LOT of stitches, ask me how I know!). Here's a quick and dirty way to estimate how long of a tail to leave.
In this example, I need to cast on 20 stitches. All you need to do is wrap the yarn around your needle the number stitches to cast on: