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Old 12-07-2012, 05:58 PM   #2
2nd Sock, I Rock
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Thanked 3,629 Times in 3,079 Posts sounds like you're purling instead of knitting. The back of the stitch will look like a purl. Have you watched the videos here? this is a close up view of the same thing Both are from the Free Videos above, Getting Started.

I knit Continental also, after years of crocheting. Have you tried English style? Some crocheters who learn to knit prefer it, I still don't have the hang of it.
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