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loveknittingbeginner
05-12-2013, 08:45 PM
Hi everyone,

I just bought the Options Slippers pattern for Women by Kris Basta and I have a question.

What does this mean:

Do not bind off. Cut yarn, fasten off and weave in.

The part that confuses me is fasten off and weave in.

Itís a knitting pattern.

Thanks for helping me!!

Marg1e
05-12-2013, 09:01 PM
It'd bloody well confuse me, too!
But without some context it's a bit difficult to comment. And since I would dearly like to read something Informative by one or other of the experts here, could you please provide a bit more of what the pattern says before that instruction?

Becky Morgan
05-12-2013, 09:13 PM
Do not bind off. Cut yarn, fasten off and weave in.

Would that happen to be the toe of the slipper? Often, the top of a hat, or the toe of a slipper, or sometimes glove fingers and mitten tops end that way rather than with a bind-off because they need to come together in a rounded point.

If you've decreased to six or eight stitches, you'd fasten off by cutting a few inches from the work, running the working yarn through all the stitches and weaving what's left through the work so it won't come loose.

Marg1e
05-12-2013, 09:42 PM
That's what experts do: they don't ask for context because they can recognise situations.
:doh:

GrumpyGramma
05-12-2013, 09:45 PM
Where are you in the pattern, the toe maybe? What were the last row or 2 having you do?

loveknittingbeginner
05-12-2013, 11:09 PM
Thank you so much!!! Now I understand what it means!!