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Old 01-12-2011, 05:20 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by blueygh2 View Post
I switched from english to continental as well, and I like the purling much better. Foremost, it's quite easier to switch from knit to purl,...

But as others said, it's good to know both.

As for me, I knit faster when doing continental.
I knit ridiculously faster in Continental than I do in English. I would say that I go probably 2 to 3 times faster with Continental.

But thats just me. I've seen some English knitters that throw that yarn so fast they could easily beat me in a speed contest.
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