We are experiencing a problem with the video player on our online classes. We are working to fix ASAP! March 20, 3:15pm CST.
Available Now! New Seamless Dog Sweater Video Knitting Class
Learn to follow a dog sweater pattern without worrying about seaming. Acquire tons of intermediate skills while keeping a canine pal of any size snuggly warm.

Video: ZigZag (Ancient Greek) Bind-Off






Characteristics: stretchy

This is a very stretchy seaming bind-off that leaves a visible zigzag-shaped ridge.

It does have a distinctive zigzag look to it that is similar to Russian grafting, only this one has a pronounced ridge and the bind-off is very stretchy. It also stretches back into place nicely.

You'll need an extra needle for this bind-off.




Instructions

Use a third needle in your R hand, the same size as or 1 size smaller than the other two.

  1. P1 on back needle.
  2. K1 on front needle.
  3. BO 1.
  4. P1 on back needle.
  5. BO 1.
  6. Repeat steps 2-5 to last st.
  7. K1 on front needle.
  8. BO 1.
  9. Cut yarn and pull through last st. Stretchy!

Zigzag Bind-Off - Step-by-Step Photo Instructions

Restricted Content

This content is available to customers of the following class: I Love Bind-Offs

Click here to learn more about I Love Bind-Offs OR
Join our KnitFreedom Premium now and get this and every other content we sell FREE.

If you own this class or are a member of KnitFreedom Premium, please LOG IN to view.

Animated GIF: ZigZag (Ancient Greek) Bind-Off

If GIF doesn't play immediately when clicked, wait 20-30 seconds. It will play. Click the GIF again to stop.

More Information

The interesting thing about this bind-off is that it has an ancient origin. In her book, Cast On, Bind Off, Cap Sease writes that this bind-off was discovered on the heel of an ancient Greek sock! That makes this a very old bind-off indeed.




Learn Everything There is to Know about Bind-Offs!
Visit our Bind-Offs Page.

Learn Everything There is to Know about Seaming Bind-Offs!
Visit our Seaming Bind-Offs Page.

Monthly

$ 12
99 /month
  • ONLINE Access To All 25+ Courses
  • access to this course included
  • future Courses + videos included
  • help via email and facebook group
  • monthly members Call with Liat
  • 60-day 100% money back satisfaction guarantee

Lifetime

$ 197
  • permanently own all 25+ Courses
  • download videos to watch offline
  • permanently own this course
  • future Courses + videos included
  • help via email and facebook group
  • monthly members Call with LIat
  • 60-day 100% money back satisfaction guarantee
Popular

Monthly

$ 12
99 /month
  • ONLINE Access To All 25+ Courses
  • Socks course + knitalong included
  • future Courses + videos included
  • help via email and facebook group
  • monthly members Call with Liat
  • 60-day 100% money back satisfaction guarantee

Lifetime

$ 197
  • permanently own all 25+ Courses
  • download videos to watch offline
  • Socks course + knitalong included
  • future Courses + videos included
  • help via email and facebook group
  • monthly members Call with LIat
  • 60-day 100% money back satisfaction guarantee
Popular

Get Free Access to the 10-Video Course that Will Change the Way You Knit

Top Ten 10 Mistakes All Self Taught Knitters Make Book Cover