This new bind off tip has me even more excited to finish the skirt I am making for my daughter because I’m knitting it in the round! Easy peasy. I don’t make a slip knot for the first stitch, I simply twist the yarn once to make a loop on needle and that is the first stitch. Binding in the Round Here is a quick tutorial on binding in the round. I’m so happy with how my bind-offs look now! Great info, as always.? This will be VERY useful. What great tip. Anita/Idaho. In the ebook I teach 10 GREAT methods for stretchy ribbed bind-offs – for both 1×1 and 2×2 rib. I can’t take credit for coming up with the solution, though – just for finding it hidden away in a very large book of cast-ons and bind-offs. Basically, start in the middle of the circle. 10 Happy Valentine’s Day ! What a Valentine that is!! Pull yarn to tension. Aug 10, 2019 - Binding-off in knitting how to tutorial. Remember to pull your last stitch to about 8" long and cut at the top of the stitch before doing what I show you in the demo. This is the only confusing thing about binding off on the round is it like, where do you start and stop your bind off. Service” – How We Make You a Knitting Superstar, How to Successfully Finish a New, Difficult Pattern, Tips for Getting Your Sweater to Fit and Look Good, An “Ease-y” Way to Get Your Sweater Just Right, Tips for Knitting Your First Sweater – Lessons Learned from a Sweater Horror Story, Shop Now! I was amazed at how much neater the bind-off corner looked on the ones where I incorporated that trick. Right side . "This guide makes it possible to find the perfect bind-off for any project & to approach the end of a project with confidence." I’m glad you’re putting all these great tips into a new ebook! I am happy you have found this way to finish a circular cast off, but I thought this was known to everyone. I would never take anyone’s knowledge and present it as my own. Is there a trick/video for this….After binding off the neck of a an over the head sweater, the last stitch of the bind off seems to be raised and doesn’t blend well with the rest of the bind off. I have some unfinished projects too – here’s a picture of mine – I just couldn’t bring myself to finish it the old way. Thank you! I knit tons of socks,am really unhappy how the last stitch of Kitchener stitch looks.Any ideas. For a looser bound-off edge, work the bind off using a needle that is one or two sizes larger than the needle you used for your project. Thank you! So keep 'em coming! I am so excited to learn this bind off trick. Thanks bunches!! I love working in the round and this tip will definitely get used. When you work in the round there will always be a jog at the end which is quite unattractive. Thanks so much for your wonderful videos and instructions! View fullsize. I am pretty new to knitting and I love what you are doing! PS. Best, Janet. Fortunately, you do! About making the cast-on corner square instead of round, I’ll have to look for how to solve that. 2. This is one of those tips that I know is going to change my knitting forever, and what is amazing to me is that I had never learned either this tip or last week's tip in all my years of working at a yarn shop and teaching classes and being in the knitting industry. YES!!!! Liat, you’ve left no ambiguity. I love your techniquies and I find your instruction easy to follow. How to Make a Yarn Over between a Purl and…, How to Create the Stockinette Stich in Knitting, Knitting Basics: The Thumb or E-Loop Cast-on. Now what? Thanks! Thanks to you Liat, my knitting has greatly imprpoved. Kindly watch on Youtube, Cheryl Burnett’s Sweater neck finishing. It's a no-brainer. I also had trouble when I was trying to figure it out from the book that I was studying – I wasn’t sure which piece of yarn to cut. This will really change my knitting life. I think EVERYONE needs to know these things. Fantastic, thanks, it is such a better way to bind off in the round. Hmmm I somehow posted the comment I just wrote under your reply to Rachelle’s 7:31 am post. It's a no-brainer. Scroll down to see a video, step-by-step photo instructions, and an animated demo. I spent a lot of time sitting at my computer. I am here for you throughout your knitting journey, wherever it may take you next. I love top down patterns, but then have to be careful when binding off. If you are doing a pattern that specifically tells you, finish round number whatever bind off then it is pretty easy. 2) Fold each end to form a 45 degree angle. The procedure is the same for the other circular knitting methods. I love your videos. I love it. Do you need our top-rated knitting patterns for free? Thank-you, you have helped me improve the speed and look of my knitting. Rochelle, I was wondering the same thing! Can’t wait to learn more. Thank you SO much for being kind enough to share it with us! I took your suggestions and made the animated videos BIGGER and a little SLOWER - all the animations in the new ebook have improved thanks to your comments. Looks great and I can’t wait to try it myself. Your website has been a real blessing for me as I begin the “second half” of my life. If your pattern instructs you to “bind off in pattern,” instead of knitting each stitch before binding it off, just knit or purl it as necessary to continue the established stitch pattern. It made a world of difference with that one last loop as well. I’m going to explore the cast-on bit, too – I want to come up with something just as elegant. Don’t ever stop. Aug 7, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Selena Tricot. If I’m really worried I go down again on another rib – just have to make sure there’s enough yarn to do it. your own Pins on Pinterest Both the flat and the in-the-round bind-offs! Many times I find it hard to describe over the phone what she should be doing . Binding – off 1. When you are done knitting in the round, you must bind off your project (also called casting off). What a brilliant tip,as good as the flat knitting tip.Hope your book will be available in the UK. LOVE this tip~! There are other stitches you can use to finish your projects but binding off is one of the simplest. Now all projects will look professional. We have 23 projects in the next issue. You really have helped me become a knitting Superstar. I include an I-cord bind-off, a 3-needle I-cord bind-off (for seaming), and also an edging bind-off, which works like the I-cord bind-off but you can do any edge, like lace or cables. Binding off on a circular needle is as easy as binding off on a straight needle. Thanks so much for those tips.Looking forward to using them.Hope to receive your eBook’ JY. I'm using the needles that are connected by a cord. Hooray!! I have found many of them immensly helpful. And, thanks to the support of readers like you, I won’t ever stop putting up new techniques on KnitFreedom! There are other stitches you can use to finish your projects but binding off is one of the simplest. It adds stability to the edge but is still flexible enough that it can be done on a neckline. I tried what you recommend for a regular bindoff, but it’s different with Icelandic. Awesome! Guess I have no choice but to start another project! I will experiment :). Would you do something similar like in the above video to make the tail form a faux stitch? Go in under the 2 loops of the stitch and pull the yarn through. Insert left needle into the front of the stitch you knitted first, and pull it over the second stitch and completely off the needle. Thanks so much, Liat! Posted on March 12, 2012. You are most welcome. Binding off is one of the most common ways to end a project but that's not the only time to use this technique. Used it for the ribbing at the edge of a top down cap. Fantastic! My only problem has been with the last stitch when binding off in the round. If you love professional, clean bind-offs, you are going to love the ebook. Thanks for your helpful hints and techniques. Wow! I have been making a stack of dishcloths for gifts. Like I said, “DUH!” Thanks! Discover (and save!) Tried several homemade methods but yours is perfect. I am so thankful for this lesson as the rest of my work looks so good, and the bind off was always problematic, but no more. Dec 3, 2017 - Binding Off In The Round - How To Avoid This < The Decrease Bind-Off / KF Thanks for taking the time to post the tips. In this video download, expert Patty Lyons will guide you through clever fixes for cables, lace, shaping, working in the round, colorwork and ways to correct knitting mishaps even after binding off. It happens to every knitter: After binding off, you notice a mistake made in your design. The only difference is how you finish the last stitch. Other sewn bind-off’s such as Elizabeth Zimmerman’s sewn bind-off or the Stem Stitch bind-off from Montse Stanley’s Knitter’s Handbook also work well. Before you cut the yarn and pull it through, you can knit into the first stitch and work another bind off stitch but it almost always leaves a bit of a hole. Seems to hold up fine. Your email address will not be published. It's also used to help shape your project. Love this! Thank you! :-D. Ooh, Renna, I’m so glad you commented! She has had a youtube video of this technique online for years. 1. If so what alterations need to be made to complete this technique in the round? It was very well explained tutorial . I’ll be attending the Market at Stitches West, will you have a booth?? So much better, thank you! Thanks for sharing your knitting talents. I can’t wait to use this trick on my next circular project. Thanks for sharing. 1. Can’t tell you how much your photos make it as plain as day. I don't know if this makes sense and hopefully someone can hep me! I never knew there was such an easy solution. Matching Cast-On: Tubular Cast-On. Thanks for your tutorial, the bind off looks now just perfect :-))). Yes, ma’am! I was knitting my first ” Downton abbey hat” and wanted to have a smooth finished edge for the brim . You encourage me to try to keep finding more wonderful tips and putting together great tutorials to guide you on your knitting journey. You make knitting so much easier. When your knitting in the round you can use the same methods for binding off as when knitting flat. xox. I have really learned so much from you. jk. Thank you – you never stop surprising us!!! An I-Cord Bind Off is a little gem that creates a decorative edge and is the same on both sides. Thank you! That is soooooo kool! :-), Now, I’m working on some headbands in the round, so this one is also perfect timing. This may be something many of you already know. Thanks for your help. Insert left needle into the front of the stitch you knitted first, and pull it over the second stitch and completely off the needle. Sheer genius!! I usually go in several directions as well – down and then back up on another rib. Binding Off in the Round I've been busy getting the Winter 2018 issue organized. I love it. I can’t wait to finish my toe-up socks so I can try this technique. …. If you are doing a pattern that specifically tells you, finish round number whatever bind off then it is pretty easy. Figures 1 and 10 illustrate how big that challenge can be. You’re doing the best thing in showing us all how to knit better, faster and smarter!!! Brioche knitting demands a loose bind-off. It's hard to come across stuff like this - where one small tip makes a big difference in your knitting - especially if you've been knitting for a long time. So glad to see this!!!!!! Every cast-on method produces a distinctive edge, as does every bind-off method. It’s so natural the way you do it and almost instinctive. I was a scarf and afghan knitter for years, you have given me confidence to try other projects. This is a fantastic tip! Thank you, thank you , thank you….after so many years of hating that very last stitch, you came up with the perfect way to make it look professional! Great! When projects are knitted in the round, it can be challenging to finish the cast-on and bind-off edges so that the jog, or gap, between the first and last stitches is minimized. These tips and techniques you share make such a HUGE difference! You'll often find this stitch used for things like baby booties when forming the ankle part of the bootie. Being a new knitter and self-taught, I depend heavily on You Tube video’s. Binding Off Crocheting in the Round 1 Crochet your last ring of stitches. Look forward to book and loose rib cast off. Jul 18, 2014 - Knitting Tutorial: Binding Off in the Round -- No Gap! It’s very neat and tidy. Insert the tapestry needle up into the blue stitch from underneath, as if you were pulling the final tail through the last stitch in ordinary chain bind off per the default method. Pull the ball of yarn so the working yarn comes out of the stitch. After this round have been completed cut the yarn leaving a tail from about 3 times the length of the finished round. I too had trouble finding my ends to rip my work out and found that if I left the end a smidgeon longer than I usually did, the first washing/wearing usually took care of that offending end. Best, Janet. In process of making Tiny Owl Knits heart felt rings for our son’s wedding. How to Bind Off When Knitting in the Round After carefully knitting a seamless garment/bag/whatever with double pointed needles that gap is disappointing. I’m really glad it turns out it’s actually not that hard at all :). It happens to every knitter: After binding off, you notice a mistake made in your design. Um, maybe I should write it down. Thankyou for the tidier finish for knitting in the round – I do socks and that has ever been a problem for me – never again! Make the last stitch invisible? Janet, thanks so much! Susan. Similar to the Kitchener stitch seam, this technique seamlessly connects stitches from the right and wrong side of the fabric.The result is a clean, rolled looking edge with a professional finish. So simple, so perfect: Very clear visuals and results that look like the pictures. That would really interfere with the stretchiness of this bind-off. It's also used to help shape your project. Looking forward to the new ebook. 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