Knitting flat with circular needles. Circular needles aren't just for knitting in the round – they are also great for knitting flat pieces. Cast on your stitches. Hold the needle end with the stitches in your left hand and the empty end in your right. Work across all your stitches.
You knit flat the same way you do if you're on straight needles. When you get to the end of the row, you turn around and go the other direction.
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If you don't join the ends, you can use your circular needle to knit flat pieces, just like you'd knit on conventional needles. Because of the long connector between .