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Old 11-27-2012, 04:07 AM   #1
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Binding Off
I have just completed my first project or so I thought. I think I binded off properly but at the end my yarn is still unloosing. I am not sure how to fix this. Help please! Thank you in advance!
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:51 AM   #2
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You need to fasten off that last stitch so that the bind off can't pull out. When you get to the last stitch, cut the yarn leaving about a 6 inch tail and pull the yarn through the last stitch.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV1opw8RBxc
This will keep the knitting from unraveling. Even if you have a rather short tail at this point you can do this, then weave the tail in and use a few sewing stitches if necessary, to tack it down so it won't pull out.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:11 PM   #3
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Thank you! I have not been able to try it but I will as soon as I can. I hope it it will work because I do have a rather short tail.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:58 PM   #4
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It will probably work fine but if not, do you have some more of the yarn so you could go back and add a longer piece in?
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