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Old 08-07-2011, 09:56 PM   #1
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Two questions- binding off and knitting in the round
I am knitting the ribbing around a sweater with circular needles and it says to bind off loosely. Do I continue the knit one purl one during the binding off? Also since one side is a little higher than the other when you are knitting with circular needs at the end, what can you do to make sure it ends evenly.
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Old 08-07-2011, 10:37 PM   #2
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Yes, it looks better to BO in the st pattern, so if it's ribbing do that. After you BO the last st, I knit a st in the center of the first bound off stitch and bind it off. That evens out the edge and closes up the gap.
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:22 AM   #3
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An easy way to make sure that you bind off loosely is to bind off with a needle that is one size larger than the needle you have been working with.
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