What is a backward loop in knitting?

Is backwards loop cast on stretchy?

Stitch Description

It is a good cast on stitch for beginners because it is quick and easy to learn. It is also great for sweaters and socks because it is stretchy, and for lace projects because it does not have an edge to detract from the pattern.

What does CO1 mean in knitting?

CO1-drop k1 is the abbreviation used when a pattern wants you to cast on one stitch, then drop the following stitch. CO1-drop k2 is the abbreviation used when a knitting pattern wants you to cast on one stitch, then drop the following two stitches.

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