To do this bind-off, you will need an extra strand of yarn that’s about three times the width of the stitches to be bound off.
You can use the yarn from the other end of the ball for this purpose if you want. All this bind-off is is basically a purled Standard Bind-Off using a double strand of yarn.In-Pattern Bind-Off for 1×1 Rib
This bind-off a particularly good choice to use on a project like a 1×1-ribbed scarf where you want the scarf to lay flat but you don’t really need it to stretch.
Also, if you want to seam a piece of ribbing to another piece of ribbing, this would be a good bind-off to use before you seam the pieces up. This bind-off, like many bind-offs in this section, is reversible.
That’s because when you bind-off doing 1×1 rib, the chain of bound-off stitches lays flat along the top of the work, making this bind-off essentially double-sided.
You can do this bind-off on any fabric to make the edge lay flat.
Used on Stockinette stitch, this bind-off has more relative stretch than it does on ribbing.Russian Grafting (Bind-Offs Class)
You’ll be using a crochet hook to do this bind-off which makes it go really fast. Use a crochet hook that is the same size as your needles, not smaller. This will make the bind-off more even.
You’ll need to transfer the working yarn to the other end of your needles before you start this bind-off, which I will show you how to do.
The trick here, as with most of the seaming bind-offs, is to get comfortable managing stitches on not one but two needles, and pushing the stitches to the tips of the needles without stretching them.
Pointy needles can be a bit painful in this case – you may want to use traditional needles like the Addi Turbos I use in the tutorial here.