Picking - Continental Knitting

Picking (Continental) is a style of knitting where the yarn tension is held in the knitters left hand rather than the right. Picking is faster and more ergonomic for knitters. Like any new skill, give yourself time to practice and build the dexterity in your hands. 

Knit Stitch

Start picking your knitting for a more fluid and ergonomic process. This video will get you started practicing the knit stitch in the continental method aka picking.

Purl two ways

In this knitting tutorial I demonstrate the two most common picking (continental) purling methods, German and Norwegian. I go through how to perform each method step by step and highlight the benefits of knitting this way.


YO - Yarn over

In this knitting tutorial I demonstrate the yo (yarn over) stitch in Continental Knitting.