One Over Two Bind Off

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the one over two bind off. This method for finishing your work creates a gathered edge. Its good for fabric that has a lot of horizontal stretch, such as allover traveling cables and openwork.

Skill: Easy


Step 1: Work three stitches as normal.

Step 2: Insert the main needle into the first stitch on your working needle.

Step 3: Slip the first stitch over the other two stitches.

Step 4: Work one stitch as normal.

Rep steps 2 – 4 until the last two stitches.

Bind off the last two stitches using the basic knit bind off.

Example of the One Over Two Bind Off (click for larger)
Example of the One Over Two Bind Off

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