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Old 05-13-2013, 08:06 PM   #4
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Re: I've been winding my yarn clockwise instead of counter clockwise!!!

I believe wrapping counter-clockwise is often referred to as western style (popular in America/Europe), while wrapping clockwise is the eastern style (popular in Asia/Japan). No matter which way you wrap it is still a knit stitch.
And, btw wrapping one way on knits and the other way on purls is called combination style.

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