Originally Posted by beldaraan
I knit continental, which I like better probably because I'm left-handed. I don't use my middle finger to manipulate the thread while purling. It was too hard to hold the needle and I found that my thumb would try to compensate for everything. I use index finger only. It works best when you can keep the tension of the yarn in your hand even. Hope this helps.
I use my index too ... except
... I use my right index
do continental, but I'm an English knitter at heart. Power to proud "Throwers"!!