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bind off

In knitting, to make an edge with a row of stitches. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bind" and "off." Your scarf looks great—you just need to bind off now.
See also: bind, off

bind off

v.
To secure some number of stitches in knitting and form an edge by lifting one stitch over the next: Bind off 12 stitches on the next row to make the neck edge. Make 5 stitches on the next row and bind them off. The scarf is long enough, so you can bind off.
See also: bind, off
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Next 4 rows: Work in St st to neck edge; on opposite side, bind off 3 sts at neck edge, work to end; 18 (19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28) sts rem each side.
Rnd 5: * Cast on 6 sts, bind off 8 sts, si last st from right needle to left needle; rep from * 5 more times, cast on 6 sts, bind off 7 sts.
Next (buttonhole) row (RS): Work 5 sts in rib, bind off 2 sts, work to end of row.
Row 7 (RS): K39 (37, 47, 45, 41), bind off 22 (24, 26, 28, 30) sts, k12 (12, 14, 14, 16), sl 2 wyf.
Next row (RS): K84 (84, 90, 90, 99), bind off next 50 (50, 58, 58, 60) sts, k54.
Do not bind off. Finishing With WS facing, work I-cord bind off as follows: Cast on 3 sts, k2, k2tog tbl (1 st from edge of shawl), slip 3 sts from right to left needle, *k2, k2tog tbl, slip 3 sts back from right needle to left needle; rep from * to last 3 sts on right needle, slip 3 sts back to left needle, sl2-k1-psso.
Bind off. Stitch pattern Lace Row 1 (RS): PI, *k1, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k1, p1; rep from * to end.
Working sts in knit or purl as they appear, bind off 5 sts, k2tog, bind off to diamond cable, bind off first knit st, ssk, bind off to 1 st before next knit st, k2tog, then bind off to end of row.