Stitchopedia Video & Photo Tutorial

Bind Off Purl Wise is simply the same as the Bind Off Knit Wise, but using purls in place of the knits. It’s a little fiddly at first, but still pretty easy. I don’t use this bind off too often, however it’s good to know for when it’s needed. Here are photos, instructions, and a video to help you learn how to bind off purl wise.

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Video

If you can’t see this video, try watching it on YouTube HERE.

You can also watch a short version on Tangi HERE.

Written instructions with photos

Stitches and Abbreviations:
bo – bind off
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over

If you are left handed, reverse the left and right in this tutorial.

To begin the bind off purl wise, first purl the first two sts loosely.

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Insert the left needle in the farthest st on the right needle.

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Lift that st up and over the other st on the right needle, removing the st from the needle.

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Lift that st up and over the other st on the right needle, removing the st from the needle.

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Purl next st loosely.

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Insert the left needle in the farthest st on the right needle and lift it up and over the other st and then off the needle.

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Continue in this manner, purling one st then removing the previous, until all sts are bound off the left needle and there is one last st on the right needle.

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Be sure to bind off loosely so your knitting still has stretch.

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Pull last st up high, cut yarn leaving a 6-8″ tail, and remove needle. Thread the end of the yarn through the loop.

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Give the yarn end a tug to fasten off then weave in end.

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Here are some supplies you may find useful.

Happy stitching my friends.

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