I-Cord Bind Off

This Stitch was originally posted on July 19, 2012

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the I-cord bind off. The I-cord bind off is a way of creating a nice clean edge. It makes a nice creates a tube-like the I-cord, and makes a very great finished piece. The I-cord cast on is the perfect complement for the I-cord cast on. This technique adds a great professional level to your work.

Skill: Intermediate


Step 1: Cast on three additional stitches
Step 2: Knit first two stitches
Step 3: K2tog tbl
Step 4: Slip the stitches back to main needle
(repeat steps 2 – 4 until last 3 stitches)
Finishing: K2tog, k1, and slip the two remaining stitches back onto main needle then k2tog tbl

Here is what the seam should look like:
Example of the I-Cord Bind Off

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