Topic Five: Casting off

Lesson One

Topic Five: Casting off - chain method

Having made your first piece of knitting you’ll need to know how to take it off the needles (without unravelling!). For this we use a technique called casting (or binding) off. First, check you have all your materials ready by clicking in the tab above.

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Once you have completed this topic your knitting should look like this:

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Well done!