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continental style ::

Posted by vicki brown on

last week I attended my first neighbourhood 'knit and natter' gathering, it was lovely and there were fabulous cakes!

"'A souvenir of today at Cudgewa 25.10.16.' It looks something like a Red Cross meeting, but it's just the normal state of patriotic girls during the Great War." - Cudgewa, Victoria, 25 October 1916 / photographer unknown

Whilst I was there I was taught to knit continental style (essentially holding the yarn in your left hand rather the right).  So far, so good, I'm not quite as fast as I am englishstyle yet, but getting close. I'd love to be one of those super speedy knitters, you know where the...

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