How to Knit, Continental-Style

Mim is planning on teaching the English knitters how to knit Continental and the Continental knitters how to knit English. Want to know what else is up my knitted sleeve? November at Plauen lace-making, For colour work. December at This is wonderfully clear and the pictures are excellent. If you find it awkward to move the yarn using just your index finger, try nudging it from behind with your middle finger. Email required Address never made public.

Cancel reply Enter your comment here So, for example, if you are knitting one of my Ziggurat patterns you would be working top down and one shoulder at a time: Posted in Knitting Tagged knitting short rows. The term 'left-hand knitting', however, is discouraged by left-handed knitters because it leads to misunderstandings. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Knit to last however many stitches.

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We are working in plain stocking stitch for this tutorial. Some claim that the smaller movements of Continental knitting are better for avoiding Repetitive Stress Injury RSI and enable faster knitting.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Nondaily Tip No. So I do the short stitch on both ends, slowing working my way to the center, right?

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Great short row photo tutorial. Some people call it "left-handed knitting," but no matter which hand holds the yarn, you use both hands when you knit.

Marsha S says: It is by far the most clear and understandable one I have found for German short rows. Retrieved from " https: Crochet and continental knitting use the same yarn orientation! There are several different ways to hold the yarn when working a stitch. Although the throwing action makes everything clearer for knitting, it can make knitting more strenuous and tiring.

It is now widely used in Eastern European, Germanic and Scandinavian countries, and is even the most prominent style in Japan!