How to Cast Off / Bind Off (bo) - Knitting Tutorial

How to Cast Off / Bind Off (bo) - Knitting Tutorial

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Tutorial Overview

Cast off, or bind off, is an essential part of finishing any knitting project. In this video we will show you how to cast off using the standard method.

 

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Step-by-step guide

Abbreviation: bo

Cast off, or bind off, is an essential part of finishing any knitting project. In this video we will show you how to cast off using the standard method.

Step 1:

Knit first 2 stitches

Step 2:

Use left needle to pick up first stitch

Step 3:

Bring the first stitch over second stitch and slide off the needle. Now you have 1 stitch remaining on the right needle

Step 4:

Knit one more stitch so you always have 2 stitches on the right needle. Repeat steps 2-4

Step 5:

On the last stitch, remove needle, cut yarn approx. 25cm and thread yarn through stitch. Tighten

And that’s how you cast off in knitting!

 

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