Purl Bind-off Method

The Purl bind-off method creates a firm edge. It works in a similar fashion as the knit bind-off method except that it uses the purl stitch. It is useful for binding off a project that is knit in reverse stockinette stitch or one that has a garter stitch at the end.

Tools needed

  • Knitting board
  • Knitting tool
  1. Move all of the wraps on the top rake to the bottom rake so that there are two wraps on each peg on the bottom rake.

  2. Work a purl stitch for each peg leaving one wrap on each peg.

  3. Starting with the side opposite your working yarn, pIck up the last wrap and place it on the second-to-last wrap.

  4. Work purl stitch.

  5. Repeat steps 3-4 for the remainder of the wraps, always placing the last wrap on the second-to-last wrap and working a purl stitch.

  6. When you have reach the last wrap, cut a 6-inch tail off the working yarn and pull through the last stitch pulled off the loom.

  7. Weave the tail through your piece.

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