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.
Crocodile stitch shrug cute for a little girl. Just start doing rows that'd be long enough, make it about 7 rows, one row skipping 4 scales where arms go, then 3 more but adding 6 instead of 4 where the sleeves go.