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The Decrease Bind Off

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About This Technique

The Decrease Bind Off is a method of finishing. This is one of the quickest and simplest methods of binding off, and gives your knitting a handsome and firm edging with little stretch. This decorative bind off is great for pocket edges and other places you want a more stylish finish.

[Video] Technique Tutorial

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Technique Instructions

  • Step 1: Knit two together through the back loop (k2tog tbl).
  • Step 2: Slip the stitch on your working needle back on to your main needle.

Repeat steps 1 – 2 until you have cast on the number of stitches required by your pattern.

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