Knitting 101: The Basic Knit Bind Off for Beginners

Knitting 101: How to Knit the Basic Bind Off for Beginners

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the basic knit bind off. This stitch is the perfect ending to almost any knit project and neccessary to remove live stitches from the needles.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

Knitting Needles

A Ball of Yarn

Pattern Instructions

Skill: Beginner

  1. Step 1

    Knit the first 2 stitches, slip first stitch on working needle over the second stitch.

  2. Step 2

    Knit 1, slip first stitch on working needle over the second stitch; repeat until one stitch remains

  3. Step 3

    Cut yarn leaving about 6 inches, and pull tail through last stitch and tighten to form a knot.

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