View Poll Results: Which method of knitting do you use?
continental 46 37.10%
English 64 51.61%
Combined 10 8.06%
other 4 3.23%
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Old 01-06-2007, 05:42 PM   #1
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Old 01-06-2007, 05:45 PM   #2
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Continental-er here.

You're from New Haven? I used to live in Ft. Wayne. Small world!
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Old 01-06-2007, 05:47 PM   #3
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I learned to crochet many years ago and held the yarn in my left hand so when I started knitting I did that, too (continental). HOWEVER, I was just not comfortable with it especially when purling so I tried english and after a little learning period I've become very comfortable with it.
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:18 PM   #4
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English, although I did try continental last night and got meself into a right curfuffle.

I'd love to do continental - it looks so smooth and fun to do. I'll try again one day!
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:26 PM   #5
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I learned the English style, but since I crocheted forever before I knitted, it just made more sense to learn how to knit Continental, and I have been doing it that way for about 3 years (been knitting for 4). Like Amy says, it is the fastest when going from knit to purl stitches.
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:40 PM   #6
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Old 01-06-2007, 06:55 PM   #7
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I taught myself from a book and ended up doing a left-handed English type thing even though I'm right-handed. So I learned Continental a few months ago and never looked back! Tons faster than what I was doing previously, and the tension is much better.
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Old 01-06-2007, 07:03 PM   #8
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I knit continental. :D
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Old 01-06-2007, 07:37 PM   #9
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I knit continental. I've tried knitting English, but continental is just so much faster and easier for me.
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Old 01-06-2007, 07:43 PM   #10
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I'm a combination--I knit continental, but I throw the yarn when I purl. Isn't it cool that we can all do it however we want and still get the same results? I love that!
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