For Domestic Orders $75 and Over: Free Ground Shipping! And a Copy of our First-Ever Minimag!
So, what are you waiting for, exactly?
Close
Menu

Get Your Knit on with Ryan DeBonville

BY jessie pascoe 12/07/2012

A 101 to dive on in.

Ryan DeBonville, who makes exceedingly cozy scarves and hats, wasn’t a knitting natural—despite his grandmother’s best efforts. “I took an official class about 10 years ago, but I am basically self-taught,” he says. And as a result, his methods are a little, er, unconventional. Here, he shows us how to cast on—knitting-speak for “get the party started.” 

 

Step 1: Watch These YouTube Videos.

“What I didn’t have growing up that would have saved me a few years of trial and error are these YouTube videos. These are two clips [Ed: here and here!] I’ve been sending to people for years.”

 

 

image

166 ryan debonville
"Its such a beatiful and calming haven and I am addicted to their waterlemon juice at breakfast. They also have Marmite, which I have a weakness for."
of Ryan DeBonville

 

 

image

Step 3: Thread the Needle.
“The second step is to thread the knitting needle through the chain.

 

 

image

Step 4: Get Knitting.
“The final step in casting on is to begin knitting! Anytime I get stuck on a stitch or can’t get a piece quite right, I check back to YouTube.”

 

 

DISCOVER SOME OF A KIND AWESOMENESS

SEE ALL
Raymond Birch Backgammon Travel Set
. 15 OF A KIND .
Raymond Birch Backgammon Travel Set BY Wolfum
$ 130
Black Illuminated Top
. 60 OF A KIND .
Black Illuminated Top BY Samantha Pleet
$ 130
Bump Candlestick Set
. 25 OF A KIND .
Bump Candlestick Set BY Isabel Halley Ceramics
$ 49
Diamond Erin Necklace
. 30 OF A KIND .
Diamond Erin Necklace BY Winden
$ 298

Be the first to know.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Black slash
  • edition release announcements
  • bonus content
  • special discounts and perks

Want to shop these
very major deals?


You gotta be an Of a Kind newsletter subscriber for access. Enter your email, and if you’re not already signed up, we’ll add you to our list. You'll like it—promise!


Black slash