I had asked how to do a yarn over bind off and I found the answer in the Knitting Answer Book plus a few gals found other sources on the Internet for me too.
Here goes: This bind off produces a very stretchy edge and is not bulky. Good for lace shawls, around outer edge of a curve, at the edge of a ruffle, or the top of a sock.
Get ready: Knit the first stitch.
How to do it:
- Yarn over
- Lift the knitted sitch up over the yarn over and off the needle.
- Knit the next stitch.
- Lift the yarn over up and over the knit stitch and off the needle.
Repeat these four steps until all stitches from the left needle are gone.
Variations: You can fine-tune the width of this bind off by making a yarn over after every two or three stitches, instead of after every stitch.
I’m REALLY impressed with The Knitting Answer Book by Margaret Radcliffe. It will get alot of use I’m sure. It was $14.95.