How do I knit binding?

Is bias binding stretchy?

Bias tape is one of the most useful sewing notions and can be used to neaten and trim almost anything. … The slight stretch in bias cut fabric lends itself to a clean and attractive edge, particularly in curved areas.

How do you cut binding for knit fabric?

Wrapped binding

  1. Cut a strip of fabric 1 1/2 inches wide. …
  2. Fold the binding in half lengthwise, wrong sides together. …
  3. Fold the lengthwise edges toward the center and press to form two more creases. …
  4. Open up the binding. …
  5. Wrap the binding along the raw edge, tucking the raw edge of the binding beneath.
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