Thursday, February 21, 2008

Knitting Left to Right

Don't know about you, but we have a couple of crazy friends who knit left to right instead of right to left and they call it 'normal'. Well, we all know that 'normal' is a relative concept, but in this case they happen to be correct: knitting back the other way is a good way to avoid purling, turning after the short row wrap or knitting right to left, if you happen to be...well...normal. Ok, EmBe, this one's for you! Now, would you show us all how to do a cable that way? And how about knitting into the back of the stitch and purling and...

4 comments:

MaryB said...

I'm happy to give free demonstrations on demand! Bring a swatch next time I see you, and we'll work on cables... EmBe

Melanie said...

I wish I had the patience to practice this until my tension evened out. It's so efficient. Thanks for the link to the video.

Rebecca said...

Really??? I've never met anyone who knits left to right. Amazing!

MaryB said...

Really??? I've never met anyone who knits left to right. Amazing!

and yet, we do exist.

There's a group called "On the Other Hand" on ravelry with about 400 members, so I KNOW I'm not the only one.

Just using my hands the way God intended.... EmBe