Knit Night is currently on Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00pm. All are welcome! Social distancing may be difficult based on number of attendees and size of space. If you are not vaccinated, masks are required! We will meet upstairs, so please come to the back door. Knit Night is currently on Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00pm. All are welcome! Social distancing may be difficult based on number of attendees and size of space. If you are not vaccinated, masks are required! We will meet upstairs, so please come to the back door.

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  • Bind Off Methods

    Bind Off Methods
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    Bind Off Methods

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    1 - The Classic Bind Off

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    This is the standard method and a good all purpose bind off.

     

    2 - 3 Needle Bind Off

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    This is a technique that allows you to seam two pieces together and bind off at the same time.

     

    3 - In-Pattern Bind Off

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    This will show you how to bind off in whatever pattern you're using. 

     

    4 - I-Cord Bind Off

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    This method will leave you with a nice finished edge.

     

    5 - Simple Stretchy Bind Off

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    This method is just like it sounds, simple and super stretchy. It is ideal for cuffs of either socks or sweaters, or the brims of hats.

     

    6 - Picot Bind Off

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    This is an intermediate bind off that is used to give a decorative edging to a rolled cuff.

     

    7 - Binding Off in the Middle of a Row

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    This bind off is used in situations where you need to bind off in the middle of a row, which might show up in a sweater or other garment pattern.

     

    8 - Sewn Bind Off

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    This is an intermediate bind off technique that allows you to control your tension and is useful for collars or cuffs.

     

    9 - Yarn Over Bind Off

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    This is an intermediate technique that gives you a really stretchy and loose finish. It works well on sock and sweater cuffs.

     

    10 - Sloped Bind Off

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    This bind off is often used when shaping the neck and shoulders of a sweater and gives a cleaner look than a stairstep bind off.

     

    11 - Tubular Bind Off

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    This is an advanced bind off that is used to give ribbing an invisible edge. 

     

    Looking for a bind off that we haven't listed here? Send us an email with your suggestions and questions at motherofpurlyarnshop@gmail.com.