Pinner wrote: the better bind off (Elizabeth Zimmerman). Pinner wrote, "love, love, love this bind off. I use it for the bottoms of sweaters when I knit from the top down and anywhere else you need a nice stretchy edge.
Linen Stitch: Works on an even number of stitches. Row *Knit slip 1 with yarn in front. Repeat from * across, Row *Purl slip 1 with yarn in back. Repeat from * across. Repeat these two rows for pattern. When slipping stitches, always slip as if to purl.