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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Knit (Continental Style)
Learn to knit in the Continental Style with the working yarn held in the left hand. Many knitters find this method much quicker than the style where the working yarn is held in the right hand.
Two Handed Two Color Knitting
Have you tried knitting with two colors (i.e. stranding, fair isle) and found it frustrating? I would have agreed with you before I tried two colors in two hands. The technique featured in this video has your right hand knitting Western style (throwing the yarn) and the left hand knitting Continental style. As a life long yarn thrower, this was groundbreaking stuff! It starts out a bit awkward, but in no time you gain confidence and speed. This slick method will have you working with colors in record speed!