Knitting Tutorial: Elastic Bind Off

Knitting Tutorial: The elastic bind off is a stretchier version of the lace bind off and works well for toe up sock cuffs and other edges that need extra elasticity
I love knitting socks from the toe up and one method I regularly use to finish my socks is the elastic bind off. This technique works well for sock cuffs or any other knit edge that needs a little extra stretch.

Elastic Bind Off

The elastic bind off is a slightly stretchier version of the lace bind off. It can be worked across ribbing, stockinette, or just about any stitch pattern. You should be aware that this bind off tends to flare out the edge slightly. 

See it in Action

Thanks to Skacel for providing the Zitron Trekking Sport yarn used in this tutorial. This yarn is available locally at many yarn shops and online at Maker's Mercantile.

Recommended Pattern

If you'd like to make the 'Beekeeper Socks' shown in this tutorial, the pattern is available in my pattern shop.

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