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Old 08-19-2007, 04:37 PM   #1
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various ways to bind off on the purl side
I had once taken a knitting class where the instructor showed us an alternate way to bind off on the knit side. It involved putting both stitches back on one needle, but i can't remember anything else.

Does anyone know an easier way to bind off on the purl side?
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Old 08-19-2007, 07:08 PM   #2
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Could it have been p2tog, put the st back on the left needle and repeat? I've never tried that, but have read about it. I just BO in purl the regular way.
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Old 08-19-2007, 07:59 PM   #3
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I've done a P2tog (or k2tog), put the stitch from the right needle back on the left needle, P2tog again, put the stitch from R needle back to L needle ~ keep repeating this until you're down to 1 stitch and finish off. I find this bind-off more elastic.

This is the only way I know of where you slip the stitches back on the left needle, but there are probably other ways.

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