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Old 11-04-2009, 11:59 PM   #1
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Binding Off Question
When a pattern tells you to bind off 3 sts, is the first stitch you have to knit included in the number 3? So I knit one, then knit another and slip over, then knit another and slip over, then I'm finished?

Or does it mean knit one, then *knit one and slip over* 3 times? Because if you do that, it seems to take up 4 stitches to bind off the three.
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Old 11-05-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
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You count the sts you slip over, not how many you knit. You are going to have to actually knit 4 in order to bind off 3, but then you'll have a single stitch on the right needle that's the 4th knit stitch.
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