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Old 10-09-2008, 09:10 PM   #1
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HELP! Stretchy Bind off?
I'm fairly new to knitting.... so any help anyone could give me would be much appreciated!!! Can someone lead the way to video for a stretchy bind off? I'm not great with learning off of pictures. I want a bind off that matches a long tail cast on... The simple bind off method is just not stretchy enough for me!! thanks!!!
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Old 10-09-2008, 10:27 PM   #2
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All of Amy's cast-off videos are here ... she offers some explanations of what each is good for in the vids.
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Old 10-10-2008, 06:01 AM   #3
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Casting-off is always trickier than casting-on. And tighter. Most suggest using a larger-size needle on that final casting-off row. That's what I do.

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Old 10-10-2008, 02:22 PM   #4
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The videos here on KH have lots of choices.

If you need graphic pictures here's some more. The sewn bind off is supposed to be stretchy.


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