I tried to teach my daughter Continental because that's what I do but she was having trouble so I switched her to English, even though it makes me
...I'd heard that it was easier for kids.
One thing I did do was explain to her that I had a loop on the needle and that all I was doing was pulling another loop through that loop. Then I showed her the two ways -- so she understands that there's more than one way to accomplish the same thing, and she needs to figure out which way is easier for her. I think she's gonna be a thrower...for now.