After posting my How to Cast On
tutorial, a few people asked for a similar demonstration of binding off, another of those basic techniques that are sometimes hard to learn from books or remember from one project to the next once you've actually mastered them. I thought I'd wait until I had a project ready to bind off, rather than creating a swatch to work with, mainly because I don't have that kind of time. Anyway, I hope this little how-to helps clear things up.
So, without further ado, here's how to do it. (For anyone who really needs to see the details in action (as I usually do), here's a companion one-minute video