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Re: Left handed people
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: December 16, 2008 08:36PM

I'm totally left-handed (sided, right-brained, take your pick)and absolutely cannot comfortably knit Continental style.

That being said, I also teach knitting and have a lot of friends who knit. I teach Continental and almost every student who is also left-handed converts immediately. ALL of the leftie friends are also converts.

Curiously, when I knit "left-handed (from a full right needle to an empty left needle - something I do not recommend except in special circumstances) I knit "reverse Continental."

Crochet is another story entirely. I CAN crochet right-handed, but it is a forced and unhappy exercise. When I teach the basics of crochet I face the students and they mirror my movements.



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  Left handed people jeanlewis030163 12/16/2008 11:28AM
  Re: Left handed people Sally J 12/16/2008 11:56AM
  Re: Left handed people Alex 12/16/2008 08:36PM


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