Binding off in pattern is a nice, tidy way to bind off a stitch pattern like a rib, or another pattern which uses both knits and purls each row.
The 3 needle bind-off seams two sets of live stitches together, all while binding them off!
How to work an i-cord bind-off, a lovely little knitterly detail to finish a sweater neckline, blanket or shawl edge.
After you have completed a piece of knitting the edge must be finished so the whole thing doesn’t unravel. That is where the bind off comes in!