STITCH TECH ♥ the B&T method of stitch security
Quick question… What do you call that drawstring-like technique so commonly used for fastening off without having to actually bind off stitches? Do you know the one I’m talking about? It’s that stitch-gathering thing we do for hats, gloves, toys, hearts and more…
But what is the name of it?
Does it even have a name?!?
Yes actually, it does. For some reason, though, this simple method of stitch security is rarely referred to by name. But why is that? And what’s in a name, anyway?!?
Well several years ago, I discovered Jean Greenhowe‘s whimsical knitting pattern world of clowns and dolls. That’s when I first read instructions for the B&T. Yup! And to this day, as far as I can tell, she is the only one who calls the B&T by name. Perhaps now you will join us? 😉
B&T stands for
“break & thread through”
and/or “bind & tighten”
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PS … Special thanks to a couple of inquiringly lovely readers (one via facebook / one via Ravelry) who messaged me about this technique 🙂 My apologies for taking so long to post this info, but thanks for nudging my blogful “Stitch Tech page” butt into gear! 🙂