In Continental knitting, the yarn is held in the left hand. Continental knitting is fast, ergonomic, and efficient. Many knitters switch from American/English-style knitting to Continental once they discover the benefits.

Video Knitting Course: Continental Knitting

Continental Knitting is the art of knitting with the working yarn in the left hand. It is ergonomic, efficient, and the preferred knitting style of many European knitters. I learned to knit the traditional way (for Americans), then switched to Continental-style knitting after many years because I loved how fast and easy it was.

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The Continental Knit Stitch

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The Continental Knit Stitch

Continental Knitting Illustration: Continental Knitting

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