Stair-stepped shoulder

An example of a shoulder shaped by stair-step bind-offs. Compare to Smooth shoulder shaping.

Shown with a cast-on count of 25 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): K25.
  • Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10: Purl.
  • Row 3: BO 5 sts, knit (20 sts).
  • Row 5: BO 5 sts, knit (15 sts).
  • Row 7: BO 5 sts, knit (10 sts).
  • Row 9: BO 5 sts, knit (5 sts).
  • Row 11: BO (0 sts).