Mar 13, 2014

Eileen Adler and her very famous Knitting Circle at the Pacific Beach Library, San Diego

Hi everyone,

We are meeting this Saturday, March 15 (10 to 12) and Tuesday, March 18 (1 to 3) to review three different lacy bind off methods for our shawls.  Check out the videos - and yes, there are other techniques so bring along your favorite to share.  *:) happy

My best,
Eileen

Grandma’s Favorite Bind Off: http://knitpurlhunter.com/blog/?p=135
1.)   P2 tog WRAPPING the working yarn the “other way,” clockwise; one st remains on right hand needle.
2.)  Replace this stitch back to the left hand needle and repeat Step 1.
Repeat steps 1 and 2 for Grandma’s Favorite Bind Off.
 
A Stretchier Bind-Off
1.)   K2 tog tbl – through the back loop.
2.)  Replace this stitch back onto the left hand needle and repeat Step 1.
Alternate approach:
1.)   K2 tog
2.)  Replace this stitch back onto the left hand needle and repeat Step 1
 
1.)   Knit two stitches (this begins like the regular bind off)
2.)  Insert the left hand needle into the front of these two stitches and knit them together
3.)  Knit the next stitch on the left hand needle so two stitches are now on the right hand needle.
Repeats Steps 2 and 3 for Knitted Lace Bind Off