Tubular Bind-Off

Step 1: Insert tapestry needle purlwise into first knit loop on the knitting needle (Figure 1). Draw through, then wrap around side of fabric (not over needle) to the back.

Step 2: From the back, insert tapestry needle knitwise into the first purl loop (second loop on knitting needle) and draw it through.

Step 3: Insert tapestry needle into first knit loop knitwise, slip loop off knitting needle and onto tapestry needle. Insert tapestry needle purlwise into second knit stitch (the second loop now remaining on the knitting needle; Figure 3). Draw yarn through.

Step 4: Insert tapestry needle into first purl loop purlwise, slip loop off knitting needle onto tapestry needle. Wrap tapestry needle to the back of the work, then insert knitwise into the second purl loop (the second loop now remaining on knitting needle; Figure 4). Draw the yarn through. Repeat Steps 3 and 4.

Figure 1 Figure 2
Figure 3 Figure 4