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Video: Cable Bind-Off for 2×2 Rib

Characteristics: 2x2 rib, firm

This is a quasi-invisible ribbed bind-off with a firm edge that is not very stretchy.

While not truly invisible, the bind-off edge blends in with the ribbing nicely.

Based on the Cable Bind-Off for 1x1 Rib, this 2x2 rib adaptation calls for you to do each movement twice.


  1. K1
  2. Move st back to L needle
  3. K2tog
  4. Move yarn to front
  5. Move st back to L needle
  6. P2tog (work steps 5-6 twice)
  7. Move yarn to back
  8. Move st back to L needle
  9. K2tog (work steps 8-9 twice)
  10. Repeat steps 4-9 across row.
  11. Cut yarn and pull through last st.

Cable Bind-Off for 2x2 Rib - Step-by-Step Photo Instructions

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