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How to Knit Left Handed – the Purl Stitch

February 2nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Knitting Easy

If you knit right handed, our other purl video is here:

This video will show you another stitch commonly used in knitting. This video is created assuming you already know the basics of knitting. If not, please check out our other video, How to Knit – The Basics.

Follow along and see how easy it is to actually do! Anyone can learn to knit and it’s a great craft to know if you want to give handmade gifts! A simple large knitted rectangle is essentially an afghan. By combining the Knit and Purl stitches, you can create a wide variety of patterns.

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 tinyknickers // Feb 2, 2010 at

    thank you SO much …
    thank you SO much for putting together this very helpful tutorial!

  • 2 isshehiporwhat // Feb 2, 2010 at

    i am so confused …
    i am so confused after you wrap the yarn around the needle. i think i have watched this 20 times, and still can’t grasp what you do. where does the needle go? do you pick up the loop from the back? ahhhhhh.

  • 3 zztawnda // Feb 2, 2010 at

    awesome! more …
    awesome! more knitting vids please!!!

  • 4 jaspermatty // Feb 2, 2010 at

    Thank you! My …
    Thank you! My lefty youngster was very frustrated because I couldn’t show her how to knit left-handed. Now, I am learning to knit this way (even though I’m a righty)–that way I will be able to help her out.

  • 5 balamodanet // Feb 2, 2010 at

    Looks easy!
    Looks easy!

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