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Are you ready to learn how to bind off your finished piece of knitting? I hope so, because that’s what you will be learning in this 5th part of my Knitting 101 Series.

So far, we have learned in previous lessons –

For this post, we will be focusing on how to bind off your finished knitted piece.

Here is what the edge will look like after you bind off –

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How to Bind Off –

Step 1: Knit the first 2 stitches like normal

Step 2: Insert the left hand needle in front, through both of the stitches in the right hand needle

Step 3: Wrap the working yarn around the end of the right hand needle

Step 4: Pull the working yarn through both stitches, 1 stitch on needle.

Step 5: Knit 1 more stitch so you will have 2 stitches on your right hand needle and repeat steps 2-4 until you have only 1 stitch left on your right needle.

Cut yarn and pull the yarn through that last stitch closing it.

After you bind off all of your stitches, this is what the edge will look like.

And that is how easy it is to bind off your piece of knitting!

I hope that you have found this tutorial helpful! I love to see what everyone makes using inspiration from my blog! Be sure to tag me @okiegirlblingnthings on Instagram so I can see!

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