Knit Trim: Bias Binding

Skill level: Easy

The diagonal slant of this stockinette binding is made by decreasing at one edge and increasing at the other.

Cast on 10 sts.
1st row (WS) P.
2nd row K1, k2tog, k6, m1 knitwise, k1.
Repeat 1st and 2nd rows, ending with a 1st pattern row.
Bind off purlwise.

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k = knit
m1 = make one
k2tog = knit two together st(s) = stitch(es)

Trim directions reproduced by permission from 150 Knitted Trims by Leslie Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007