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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; 14 (15, 16, 17 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24) sts rem for shoulders.
Next row (WS): Bind off 20 sts for armhole, work to end.
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 9 sts in rib, * bind off 2 sts, work 17 (18, 19, 19, 20) sts in rib; rep from * 5 times more, k1.
Row 7: K14 (14, 16, 16, 18), loosely bind off 22 (24, 26, 28, 30) sts, k37 (35, 45, 43, 39), sl 2 wyf.
With A, bind off 5 sts, sl st from right to left needle, * cast on 4 sts, hb, bind off 7 sts, sl st from right needle to left needle; rep from * to last 3 sts, cast on 4 sts, hb, bind off 7 sts.
Next row (RS): K84 (84, 90, 90, 99), bind off next 50 (50, 58, 58, 60) sts, k54.