Learn how to work the Picot Bind off to add interest to your knitwear. This decorative edging is easy to achieve and creates a lovely finish for shawls, sweater hems and more!
- Step 1: With RS facing, using the knitted cast-on method, cast on 2 stitches.
- Step 2: Bind off 4 stitches.
- Step 3: Slide the stitch from R needle onto L needle.
- Repeat Steps 1-3 until 1 stitch remains. Pull tail through the final stitch.
The Picot Bind Off creates a playful edge and is more elastic than a traditional bind off — try it as an alternative to the Icelandic Bind Off or other stretchy bind off of your choice.
American Merino Wool
Peerie is smooth, strong, and full of lively bounce. Made with USA-grown Merino wool, this yarn’s 4-ply construction lends luster and a polished hand to cables, lace motifs, stockinette and textured fabrics. With a range of jewel tones, soft pastels, and warm neutrals, Peerie’s expansive color palette makes it a perfect colorwork yarn.
Featured colors in this tutorial:
Burnished Sophisticated olive-brown, like a new pair of Italian leather shoes.
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