A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 297,530
Currently Running With Scissors:
370 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Binding off, please help me understand. on: June 08, 2005 09:40:44 AM
Okay so I can crochet, but I love the look of knitting too and have a tendency to want to learn how to do almost all crafty things before I die. So I bought the little Learn to Knit kit with my mother in tow.

So day one I practiced casting on, the knit stitch and pearl stitch. I had issues with the cast on's being really tight, so my hands hurt like hell by the time I was done and I pulled out all my practice stitches and put it away for the night.

Day two I sat down and slowly watched myself cast and figured out I was twisting my thread, so mystery solved there. Then I practiced some more of the basics and then went to stockingknit?  Here is my question after all that useless background info.

The book shows two ways to bind off. The knit way and the pearl way. I'm not clear on which one to use. Is it if the last row was knit use knit? Or is is if the last row was knit and the next should be pearl use pearl?

I had some other problems, somehow adding rows to one side and something else, but I think the rows thing is my bringing my yarn over the wrong way when I start the new row. Anyway any help in understanding this would be great.
Pages: [1]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Sesame Tuna Recipe
How to Saute Sausage and Shrimp for Lumpia
How to Prepare the Cabbage for Lumpia
How to Prepare Celery for Lumpia
How to Julienne Snowpeas for Lumpia
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Seed Packet Gifts
Cooking: Honey Month
September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.