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Old 04-23-2013, 01:35 PM   #8
ad2knit
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Originally Posted by RochesterKnitter View Post
Watch closely.

Her right hand stays put, with her finger just flicking the yarn around the needle. This is much closer to continental-style knitting than your usual English-style knitting (dropping and picking up the yarn each stitch). It's also like the underside of a sewing machine.
Her left hand moves up and down, allowing her right needle to move in/out of the working stitch while staying put (so she can flick the yarn). In essence, her left hand is like a sewing machine needle going up/down.

It's very mechanical and very efficient.
Oh im going to have to see how she does it then cos Id like my hand to stay put. lpl. Will have to have a looksie when I get in. cant view it on the mobile
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