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Hygiene Mama 07-16-2007 12:33 AM

Pick or Throw?
I throw, I've tried to pick, but I just can't get the hang of it!

suzeeq 07-16-2007 12:37 AM

That's okay, you don't have to.

Jan in CA 07-16-2007 12:41 AM

I throw. I find I can just work faster that way. Also less arm movement for me than picking.

Knitting_Guy 07-16-2007 12:50 AM


Rhea 07-16-2007 12:58 AM

When I knit, I pick. When I purl, I throw.

redheadrachel 07-16-2007 01:35 AM

I'm a newly converted picker. :) Both definitely have their merits, though!

Lieke 07-16-2007 04:17 AM


lissie 07-16-2007 05:07 AM

I'm a thrower. Many people have said picking is faster but I'm not really concerned about speed. I like to enjoy my knitting nice and slow but it'll be useful to know how to knit both ways. :)

Susan P. 07-16-2007 05:44 AM

I have no idea what you guys are talking about as such :)

suzeeq 07-16-2007 09:56 AM

In other words Susan, picking is continental, throwins is English.

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