Saturday 02/24/2018, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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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
__Crochet hook, roughly the same size
as your needles
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes
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 stitches (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 stitches on stitch
holder or spare needle.