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Old 03-05-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
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Who knew!!
I have just been knitting a few months, although I have made a few things with english knitting. My tension has been a sore subject with me. Last saturday I sat here with the continental knitting video and started knitting that way. My tension has much, much much improved, as well as my speed.
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Old 03-05-2009, 07:32 PM   #2
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It's a bit like water -- the best way for a knitter to knit tends to find it's own way.

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Old 03-05-2009, 09:57 PM   #3
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This is what I discovered when I learned Continental, too. Now I have to do my gauge to make sure I'm not too loose.

"....that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love... Colossians 2:2
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