So Julie and I took 5 classes at the WI Sheep and Wool this year. Yes we are crazy and that is why we are now busy recuperating. One of the classes was a Russian continental knitting class. Technically this is an Eastern combined knitting technique.
I learned to knit English. I have always knit English, but have yearned to go faster and easier on the wrists – of course. I’ve ventured to two-handed knitting when doing Fair Isle, but for the most part I have reverted back to English. This time I thought I would practice with a simple dishcloth that used a cable and some other common stitches. Thanks to the Combo Ravelry group I was directed to a translation from Western to Eastern and this lovely dishcloth was an evening knit. I think I’ll have to practice more to get it totally down, but it may be doable.