Video Knitting Course: Continental Knitting
Holding the yarn in your left hand to knit can feel awkward. Get comfy knitting Continental so you can knit faster and with better posture.
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When I last taught a friend to knit, I decided to teach him Continental-style from the very beginning to avoid his having to potentially switch later. He struggled with left hand-position, and the tips I show in this video were what helped him improve the most.Read Post »
By Liat Gat – Founder / Continental Knitting / August 10, 2020 / 25 Comments
A Knitfreedom student recently asked, “Hi Liat, I’m still doing what I learned as a child 60+ years ago :), wrapping the yarn around the needle with my right hand. Would this be a good time for me to learn Continental?” I say, “YES!” and here’s why.Read Post »
Blog Post: Purling Tips: How To Purl Continental StyleBy Liat Gat – Founder / Continental Knitting / May 13, 2011 / 14 Comments
So many people have been asking for tips on how to purl Continental that I’m giving this Premium video from my class away free here. Purling is the most challenging part of Continental knitting, so go slow and have patience with yourself as you practice.Read Post »
Continental Knitting Illustration: Continental Knitting
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Having a good grip on your yarn is essential for doing the Continental purl stitch correctly – otherwise it will continually frustrate you.
Here’s how do to the Continental purl stitch, with two variations. Try both and see which you like more!