Stretchy bind off

Learn different stretchy bind off techniques to add flexibility and comfort to your knitting projects. Explore top methods to achieve the perfect finishing touch for your garments.
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There is a number of ways to create a stretchy bind off. We discussed some of them in this tutorial, but every one of them has its own peculiarities. 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, […]

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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 […]

How to Knit: Italian Tubular Bind-Off — Video Tutorial – Brooklyn Tweed Knitting, Double Knitting, Bind Off Knitting, Knitting Techniques, Knitting Stitches, Knitting Videos Tutorials, Binding Off In Knitting, Knitting Videos, Knits

This knitting tutorial with video demonstrates how to work the Italian Tubular Bind-Off for 1x1 ribbing. This technique creates a neat and stretchy bind-off for ribbed hems on sweaters, hats, socks and more, with a clean, rounded edge.

Rosemarie Campbell
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For necklines and front/button bands, I use a standard bind-off in pattern, meaning, if I am working a 1 x 1 Ribbing, I bind off in the same rib with the working needle or one size larger (to avoid making the rib too tight). But I have found I want a stretchier bind-off for the bottom edges of sweaters and sleeves. For these I use Jeny’s Stretchy Bind-Off but with a needle approximately half the size of my working needle. This gives me the stretch and memory I like but with a neater-looking…

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