by Kathleen Cubley April 23, 2020 1 min read

There seem to be a million choices for binding off knitting, and I almost always gravitate to the traditional bind-off, passing one stitch over another. But sometimes you just want something with more pep, and the picot bind-off fits the bill. This bind-off is pretty and versatile—you can change the look to fit the project and your mood.

Andrea Mowry used the picot bind-off in her Golden Hour Shawl for a flawless finish, and it's been featured in two projects from Kelley's Knit Club, Sea Breeze and the Love and Hope Shawl. 

Notice how it looks different in all three shawls. In Golden Hour the picots are close together and in the other two they're further apart. Equally beautiful, right?

Here's Kelley to show you how to work the picot bind-off for Golden Hour:

The picot bind-offs featured in Love and Hope and Sea Breeze have a few stitches bound-off traditionally in-between the picots. Kelley demonstrates that below.

Kelley also gives you some cable knitting tricks in this video, so be sure and watch the whole thing!

Cheers,

Kathleen Cubley
Kathleen Cubley



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