An American Learns Continental-Style Knitting

Europeans have used their own fast, efficient "continental-style" knitting technique for generations. Here's how it works.

continental style knitting - casting on step 1
Technique for casting on: Allowing 1" of yarn per stitch, draw off a yarn "tail." Let it dangle for a moment while you wrap the next section of yarn around your hand as shown.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff