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Knitting Tutorials: Bind Offs

3-Needle Bind Off (photo tutorial)
3-Needle Bind Off (video tutorial)
Elizabeth Zimmermann's Better Bind Off

All Knitting Terms +Tutorials


3-Needle Bind Off

With the wrong side of each knitted piece facing out, and the needles parallel, slip a third (working) needle into the first stitch on each of the two needles.

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3-Needle Bind Off (Video)


Elizabeth Zimmermann's Better Bind Off

In her DVD, A Knitting Glossary, Elizabeth Zimmermann very rightly points out that the common method of binding off is big-time unsatisfying. If it's tight enough to look neat, the edge is taut and inflexible. If it's loose enough to be elastic, the edge is lumpy and messy. Look...untidy!

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