LEFT HANDED KNITTER AND CROCHETERS

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LEFT HANDED KNITTER AND CROCHETERS

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Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2015

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Anyone still using this forum? December 2015

Started by nantander1. Last reply by Christine Johnson Dec 22, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi, all.  I'm a new knitter -- started about a year ago.  I have watched all the Bill Souza videos on YouTube to learn the basics and now would like to learn how to convert more complicated stitches…Continue

Left-hand knit stitch in the continental style

Started by Elizabeth White. Last reply by Debbie Posmontier Dec 26, 2013. 4 Replies

I learned how to knit continental style. My joke is that I know how to knit. But only the knit stitch. But can not get the hang of the purl stitch in the continental method. But I am fine with only…Continue

about the left-handed sweater

Started by sandy j Oct 27, 2011. 0 Replies

Heather, Did you have to reverse the pattern? I knit left-handed I don't think it would make a difference. People comment all the time, "I have never seen anyone knit left-handed before."

Sweater

Started by Heather Larsen. Last reply by Heather Larsen Mar 11, 2011. 7 Replies

Hello all,I could use some advice.  I knit left-handed, yes, truly left-handed.  I would like to knit a sweater but was wondering if I need to reverse the pattern? And if so, how???  Usually I make…Continue

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Comment by P. Jeanne Haessler on July 15, 2012 at 3:25am

You could also make slippers for the kids from the Phentex yarn I imagine but I don't know how warm that old style stuff would be. It would certainly last a long time though.

Comment by Barbara Pratten on July 14, 2012 at 9:22am

Thanks for your comment Debbie

From another discussion I have decided that this yarn is too coarse for squares.  Someone suggested to me that if would make nice bedding for animal shelters

So I think that is where the yarn will go.

Comment by Debbie Posmontier on July 14, 2012 at 8:07am

Barbara, any yarn that is soft and warm is acceptable for squares!

Comment by Barbara Pratten on July 14, 2012 at 3:30am

I haven't been watching the forum for a long time but now I have a question.

Someone gave me a basket of yarn from their basement.  There are a few skeins of phentex which I remember as being spun acryllic that people made slippers out of.  I am wondering if it would be suitable for squares.

Comment by Linda Maltby on February 27, 2012 at 1:58pm

Evelyn, that's wonderful that you have started a craft  group and are spreading the word about KAS.

Comment by Linda Maltby on February 27, 2012 at 1:58pm

We have been quiet here.  Guess we are busy making squares :-)  

I'm starting a crocheted carry bag for my Mom's birthday. The bag will attach to her walker and carry her sunglasses and odd and ends that don't fit in the purse.  

Comment by Harrison's mom on January 1, 2012 at 8:41am

Left handed people definately use their right hands more than righties use their left. I guess we have all had to be good at adapting when different equipment is or isn't available/invented. Not only are we left handed but we are also incredibly good at adapting.

Jeni

Comment by Linda Maltby on June 24, 2011 at 9:00am
Maybe the reason I don't like knitting is because I was taught to do it by a right handed person ?  I should look into doing it left-handed.....there must be a youtube video for it.   Paula, any suggestions would be appreciated !
Comment by Christine Johnson on June 24, 2011 at 8:14am
Right-hand needle to left-hand needle? Congratulations - I think that means you are a real leftie.
Comment by Paula Wylie on June 24, 2011 at 7:09am
Most of my family are right-handed, including my 3 children.  Both my parents were right-handed too.  Where did it come from?  My knitting is right to left, am I doing it backwards?  Very confusing.
 

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