I used at 12.75 mm needle because that is what I had. A 15mm needle would work fine as well.I cast off in purl because I just couldn't rip out yet again (knit this 4 times in one evening to maximize the yarn). You could purl the second last row then cast off in knit.It is so easy you really can knit it 4 or 5 times to get it right :)
Smooth (jogless) Bind Off in the Round If you bind off (cast off) in the round, usually you end up with a bump at the last cast-off stitch. Here's a way to minimize the transition and have a smoother joint. Bind (cast) off stitches using your preferred method until you have 1 stitch left on the right-hand needle.
Twist Collective: Three-Needle Bind-Off photo tutorial. This took all the mystery out of this. It's not a big deal. I never even gave it a try because I assumed it would be complex. Just goes to show, "be fearless in your knitting" is truly the way to go.
The Complete Beginners Guide to Knitting - If learning to knit is on your bucket list then you are going to love today's post! The awesome folks over at Clippers Ireland put together this Complete Beginners Guide to Knitting infographic to help you get started. This guide covers choosing the right needles for your project, casting on, basic stitches, picking up stitches, and finishing off your work. And best of all, it's all in one handy, at-a-glance reference! Be sure to bookmark this page…