Posted on Tuesday, June 26 2012 at 7am
In the previous posts in this Combination Knitting masterclass, Anne Modesitt explained the difference between Eastern, Western and Combination Knitting, and how and when to use Combination Knitting.
This time we’re going to take a look at the major differences to consider when working a knitting pattern using the Combination technique: decreases and twisted stitches.
RETHINKING KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS
By teaching my beginning knitting students how to knit and purl in the same class, they grasp the similarities between these techniques. One stitch informs how the other will be made, and that reinforces the understanding that a purl stitch is simply the inverse of a knit stitch.