This tutorial is about a simple technique that I learned from Robyne – a skilled (and amazingly creative!) knitter in our knitting community. She was looking for a way to make Continental purling easier and faster. As she put it in her email to me: “I find it so difficult to do the purl stitch […]
This tutorial is well overdue – you’ve been asking about the way I knit for quite some time now, but there was always some other exciting technique that I wanted to share with you, so I kept postponing this tutorial. The truth is because I’ve been using Continental knitting style for years, it seemed trivial,
This is the second part of the mini-course that covers the basics of the Continental knitting style. Last week we discussed ways to hold the yarn and adjust yarn tension, and in this tutorial, we’ll take a look at knitting, purling and binding off stitches – all done with the working yarn in the left hand.