You’ve probably noticed that no matter how careful we are when we bind off stitches, the last stitch is always too big. It creates an unsightly hole at the very end of the bind off edge and pushes the edge upwards. I’m not exactly sure why it happens (it probably has something to do with … Five Ways to Neatly Bind Off the Last Stitch Read More »
When a pattern tells us to bind off stitches at the beginning of every other row, and we follow those instructions without any adjustments, it usually results in an edge that looks a lot like stair steps. In most cases, it’s not a big deal. But it becomes quite an issue when we make a … Sloped Bind Off Read More »
One of the best ways to cast on stitches for 1×1 or 2×2 ribbing is to use the long tail tubular (also known as Italian) cast on. It is the type of cast on that forms a lovely edge looking like columns of stitches flowing from one side of the work to the other.
There are many ways to make a stretchy bind off (we discussed some of them in this tutorial), but not all of those ways look good with ribbing. And not all of them are easy to make. So how do we make an elastic bind off that works with ribbing and doesn’t require a lot of effort? The easiest solution is to use yarn over bind off but work it in pattern (that means knitting the knits and purling the purls).
This tutorial is about the easiest way to make a stretchy bind off, a way that does not require any unusual manipulations with yarn and needles, just basic knit stitches and yarn overs. | 10 rows a day #knittingtutorial #knittinginstructions #knittingvideo #knittinghelp #knittingforbeginners #learntoknit #knittinginspiration
Learn how to Bind Off Knitting Stitches for beginners in 5 easy steps with my photo and video tutorial. Once you have completed your knitted work (hooray), you will need to remove the stitches from off your knitting needle, right? My close-up process helps beginning knitters finish off their work with confidence. #StudioKnit #knittingvideo
Learn more about casting on and binding off! This Knitting Cast On and Knitting Bind Off Techniques infographic shows you that you can start and stop your knitting projects in a variety of ways. If you've ever wondered what the difference is between a standard bind-off and a tubular bind-off, or a knitted cast-on and long-tail cast-on, this free printable infographic gives you a helpful snapshot comparing techniques. While this infographic does not teach you how to cast on and bind off, it…
Cast off knitting methods including how to do a stretchy bind off, a three-needle bind off, an I cord bind off, a tubular bind off and a picot bind off. #howtoknit #castoff #knitting #beginnerknitting #bindoff