Tag: bind off

Binding Off: Problems and Solutions

Binding off. Well, there’s not a whole lot to say about that, is there? I mean, you’re done knitting, you bind off, right? Pfffft. While I don’t think quite as many techniques exist for binding off as casting on, still, there are quite a few. And the CO and BO edges can make or break…

Sock Design 101: Part 6

Hey, we made it!  This is the final post in the toe-up sock design series.  And since it is the final one, naturally we are going to talk about binding off. The biggest problem with binding off a toe-up sock is how to keep the bind-off from being too tight.  The BO edge has to…

That Loopy Last Stitch

Sometimes, the little tricks are the best ones — simple yet effective.  Here’s one that has cropped up a few times lately in various classes I’ve been teaching. Actually, I posted this once before, a while ago — at the end of this post, which is way more than you ever wanted to know about…