How To Bind Off In Pattern

At KnitFreedom, I want to help you de-mystify your knitting patterns.

Since learning to read a knitting pattern lets you knit so many new things, I wanted to focus on some new instructions you may not have heard before: "Bind Off in Pattern."

"Bind off in pattern" means to knit your knits and purl your purls as you bind off.

This flattens the bound-off edge. In order to do it right, you'll need to be able to recognize your knit and purl stitches.

Here's how to do it:

Bind Off In Pattern
Bind Off In Pattern

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By Liat Gat - Founder
Liat Gat is the founder and video knitting expert at She gets great joy out of supporting and encouraging students through instructive videos and blog posts.

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"This guide makes it possible to find the perfect bind-off for any project & to approach the end of a project with confidence." -Sarah E. White, Editor of Knitting

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