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Old 04-29-2013, 05:23 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Continental knitting demo

She explains why she holds the yarn as she does. When I finally got the hang of holding the yarn this way my tension improved, my purls were more even, and my gauge from flat to circular was much closer. It takes a while to get to the purling but it's worth watching IMHO.
Yeah I tried holding the yarn that way and I still can't get good tension. I just have to keep practicing.
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