This is (seriously) one of the easier knitting maneuvers!
thanks to Sweet Paprika for giving us the Andante Azul for this tutorial.
How To Pick Up Stitches From a Provisional Cast On
You’ve done the challenging part. You worked a provisional cast on.
Now you’re done knitting and ready to pick them up again. It’s pretty straightforward!
Step 1: You start by picking up stitches that ARE NOT LIVE.
TIP: Don’t catch the provisional yarn when picking up stitches.
TIP: Make sure all the stitches are oriented the same way
Step 2: Remove the provisional yarn.