Thread: To all knitters
View Single Post
Old 03-24-2013, 08:06 PM   #20
GrumpyGramma
2nd Sock, I Rock
 
GrumpyGramma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 9,677
Thanks: 2,338
Thanked 3,626 Times in 3,078 Posts
Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
Lizar, I think I would have told the 11 yr old what she was doing. It is a stitch, bit it twists it and if she continues she'll have to do the purl differently which will be combination knitting.

It's great they are learning!

Yeah, I think so too. I wouldn't say they're doing it wrong but point out it is different and gives a different result, that it's good to know how because sometimes that's the way you want to do it but it twists the stitches and usually you don't want that.
__________________
~ GG

Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper
GrumpyGramma is offline   Reply With Quote