Simple Way to Fix the Gap in the Bind Off Edge Worked in the Round

If you’ve ever bound off stitches of a project worked in the round (for example, a top-down hat, a cowl or a neckline of a sweater), you know that after we secure the last stitch, the bind off edge looks like this:

Simple Way to Fix Gap in the Bind Off Edge Worked in the Round

Not exactly the best way we want to finish a project, right?

We can try and somehow patch up the gap between the first and the last stitches to make it less visible and hope that no one notices this little imperfection.

Or, we can fix the gap properly and make the bind off edge fully seamless, like this:

Simple Way to Fix Gap in the Bind Off Edge Worked in the Round

All it takes is performing two simple steps.

This is one of the easiest yet powerful knitting tricks I know. With only two strategically placed stitches we can turn a messy bind off edge into a neatly-finished detail.


The full step-by-step photo tutorial about this method, is a part of the Knitting Collection #4. Once you order your copy of this collection, you will instantly receive a “big PDF” (351 pages!) with this and 47 other tutorials included in the collection.

You will also receive one e-book and two knitting patterns as a special bonus, so go ahead and get it all right now before you forget 😊


If you enjoyed this tutorial,
here’s something else you might find helpful:

“Matching Cast Ons and Bind Offs” Book

Discover six pairs of cast on and bind off methods that form identical edges on projects worked flat and in the round.

“Neat Side Edges” Book

Learn twelve ways to make side edges of a knitted project nice and tidy. Plus, ways to fix side edges, and a way to improve edges of finished projects.


Happy knitting!

Maryna Shevchenko - www.10rowsaday.com

Simple Way to Fix Gap in the Bind Off Edge Worked in the Round | 10 rows a day
Simple Way to Fix Gap in the Bind Off Edge Worked in the Round | 10 rows a day
Simple Way to Fix Gap in the Bind Off Edge Worked in the Round | 10 rows a day