How To: Do an I Cord Bind Off

Do an I Cord Bind Off

An I CORD BIND OFF is a useful  technique to know.  It makes a nice edging for a pocket or around a potholder or blanket.  

Here's what an I CORD BIND OFF looks like:

How to Do an I Cord Bind Off

How to Do an I Cord Bind Off

Step 1 Cast on 3 extra stitches at the beginning of the row.

Step 2 K 2 stitches.

Step 3 K next 2 sts. tog.

There are now 3 sts. on the Right needle. Transfer those 3 stitches to the Left needle.

Step 4 K 2 stitches.

Step 5 K 2 tog.

THROUGH THE BACK.

Step 6 Transfer stitches to Left needle.

Step 7 Repeat this process till there are 3 stitches left.

Step 8 K 2 tog. THROUGH THE BACK.

Step 9 K 1.

  • Transfer to Left needle.
  • There is 1 stitch left on the needle.

Step 10 Cut the yarn.

Step 11 Pull yarn through the stitch to tie it off.


WATCH THE VIDEO FOR STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS ON I CORD BIND OFF.

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