|Dish Clothes Knitted Using Continental Technique|
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Knitting--Exercise for Needlepoint Fingers - 3/12/17
March 12, 2017--Have been traveling for the last 2 weeks and find it difficult to needlepoint in the car--too many little tools and bits to get lost under the seat, etc. So thought I would knit some dish clothes--they are fast and easy. However, I wanted a challenge and what better way to do that than to learn a new technique--continental or left handed knitting. The beginning was a bit tedious--kept dropping stitches, couldn't figure out yarn tension around my left hand, had to continuously look at You Tube videos to check my technique, etc. But the results are below and am very confident that everything I knit going forward will be done using this style. Of course, my needlepoint will be resumed shortly, but doing something different with my fingers is great exercise.