Saturday 02/24/2018, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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J C Briar
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Stretchy Bind-offs with J C Briar
How do you keep your bind-off edge from being too tight? With a stretchy bind-off! Try options with bigger bind-off loops, with more elaborate loops, and simply with more loops. Learn about sewn bind-offs, sideways bind-offs, and bind-offs that use a crochet hook in novel ways.
__smooth, light colored, worsted-weight yarn
__needles of a size appropriate for your yarn
__a crochet hook, roughly the same size
as your needles
__a tapestry needle
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Create 3 swatches in stockinette, 2 swatches in k1, p1 rib, and 1
swatch in garter stitch, as follows: Cast on 12 sts (or more,
if you like). Work even for 1" (or more, if you like). Cut yarn,
leaving a tail at least 24" (60 cm) long. Place sts on stitch
holder or spare needle.