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Old 10-03-2006, 09:28 PM   #1
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BO - Which to use on Irish Hiking Scarf?
Hi again. You were so helpful on my last question that I have to return! I just finished the scarf (it came out so nice!) and I don't want to ruin it on the bind off. Do I switch between the knit and purl bind offs following the pattern or just do a knit bind off? My cast on is fairly stretchy-loose, so should I go up a to a size 9 needle for the finishing?Thank you in advance.
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Old 10-03-2006, 09:31 PM   #2
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When you bind off, you work the stitches just like you would if you were just working a row. If you're doing, for example, a k2p2 rib, you knit two stitches, pass the first stitch over the second, purl one stitch, pass the now-first (second knit) stitch over the first purl stitch, purl another stitch, pass the first purl stitch over the second one, and so forth.

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