Knitting Tutorial: Joining Stitches In the Round with a neat, easy and invisible technique. Just make sure that your stitches are not twisted on the needles before joining. GOID Idea for joining in the round Should be a better join solution.
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The way you bind off (or cast off) can add a fabulous finishing touch to your knitting that will give you another reason to look forward to that last row. Lean how to bind off four different ways!: standard/stretchy/i-cord/picot
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