Purl (Continental Style)

Learn to purl Continental Style with the working yarn held in the left hand. Many knitters find this method of knitting much quicker than the style of holding the working yarn in the right hand.

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  1. Mary Koerner
    Posted January 14, 2013 at 11:24 am | Permalink

    When purling continental style, does it matter if you put your yarn over the needle counter-clockwise, or under the needle?

  2. Posted January 14, 2013 at 11:30 am | Permalink

    The yarn must always be wrapped counter clockwise for both the knit and purl stitch for the new stitch to be seated on the needle correctly.

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