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shifio 04-05-2008 10:44 AM

worlds fastest knitter
 
anyone know, exactly what they do, like how many stitches, st st or garter st, etc:knitting:

feministmama 04-05-2008 11:43 AM

I think Lily Chin has been said to be the fastest. Not sure how many stitches per minutes or anything tho

feministmama 04-05-2008 11:46 AM

OK so I googled fastest knitter and I found this

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/s...st/7238737.stm

heatherg23 04-05-2008 02:23 PM

I just read the article from that link. 255 stitches in 3 min. How does she know that she's putting the needle in the right place.

some people knit fast because they don't have to hold the 2 needles with 1 hand. I've been watching all the knitty gritty shows to see how they do that. It's somethin' else.

Bye!
Heather

knitgal 04-05-2008 03:47 PM

I can't even look at her knit, it's too fast! Can that be relaxing??? I admire her work, but I don't think I'll ever develop my technique enough to be that fast.

Indygirl 04-05-2008 05:14 PM

I would like to know how fast our own Artlady knits? :wink:

Plantgoddess+ 04-06-2008 11:33 AM

I've seen videos of Yarn Harlot knitting as well as a competition of speed knitters. I think the secret is minimal hand movement and not knitting too tightly.

Newbie2Knitting 04-06-2008 04:41 PM

Thisalmost makes my eyes hurt

sinistral_needler 04-06-2008 04:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Indygirl (Post 1091329)
I would like to know how fast our own Artlady knits? :wink:

I was just thinking that ArtLady just HAS to be a contender!!!

cindycactus 04-06-2008 06:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Newbie2Knitting (Post 1091661)
Thisalmost makes my eyes hurt

That made me dizzy. :thud:


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