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Old 07-24-2005, 03:30 AM   #1
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Bind off loosely???
Hi everyone I sure could use some help and wisdom I am wondering if you have any tips or tricks for a VERY loose bind off. Mine tend to be average (not too tight, but not stretchy either) but I need an extremely loose one. Any thoughts?
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Old 07-24-2005, 03:36 AM   #2
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oh just wanted to post what the pattern says about it...

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Make your bind-off stitches ridiculously loose; two or three times as long as normal,
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Old 07-24-2005, 06:12 AM   #3
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If I want to bid off loosely I knit my stitch, then tug the yarn to make a bigger loop. I knit the next stitch the same, then pass the other stitch over giving another tug to loosen it. As I bind off, I keep tugging the yarn to make big loops.

That's my tip!
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what are you making that wants that big ol' bind off? that's how i do it too though. stick the needle in to the stitch and before you wrap the yarn, pull the two needles away from each other. makes a nice big loop.
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Bind off using a larger needle.
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Thanks all of you for your feedback I really do appreciat it.. I am making one of those magic scarves.. I thought it would be a nice and easy little project for when I am in the car (passenger lol) it's so easy but I just wasnt sure how to get the bind off loose enough. You all really helped.. thanks again :D
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