New Hours! We are now open from 10am - 6pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. We still close at 3pm on other days of the week and are closed on Sundays. New Hours! We are now open from 10am - 6pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. We still close at 3pm on other days of the week and are closed on Sundays.

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 541 US Route 1
Freeport, Maine 04032

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Shop Hours as of 11/30/20

Monday - Tuesday: 10am to 3pm
Wednesday - Thursday: 10am to 6pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am to 3pm
Closed Sunday

Suspended Until Further Notice

Help Sessions
Wednesday: 10am-12pm
Thursday: 3-5pm
$15 per session

Open Knit Sessions
Tuesday: 10am - 12pm
Thursday: 5pm - 8pm

  • 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.