Something New

When it came time to bind off the end of the sock tube I decided to have a look on YouTube for a loose bind off. I’ve tried quite a few and many seem to cause the ribbing to flare. I found Sheena’s Stretchy Sock Bind Off and I’m happy to say it was both easy to do and barely flares at all. I will use this bind off again. It works really well with 2X2 ribbing.

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8 Responses to Something New

  1. momdussa says:

    I also like that bind off

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  2. Very neat! Thanks for passing on the link – always on the lookout for a good bindoff. Also, your socks look great!

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  3. Anne Donovan says:

    That’s something new to try

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  4. kathyreeves says:

    I’m looking forward to the next steps in these!

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  5. I don’t mind a bind off that flares – it doesn’t show once on my leg – but I’m always looking for a better trick, and I’ll have to try this! Thanks for including the link.

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  6. I’ll be trying that bind off the next time I make toe up socks. Thanks for sharing it!

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  7. Stefanie says:

    I may have seen this stretchy BO before but not by her. Doesn’t Elizabeth Zimmerman have one like this or maybe Cat Bordhi as well.

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