Lever Knitting

One of the things that really interests me about knitting is ergonomics. How can I knit more comfortably and more quickly? How can I put the effort in now to protect my hands against future degeneration/arthritis/RSI/whatever else can go wrong?

The Yarn Harlot is known as a fairly speedy knitter who also gives talks on the ergonomics of knitting. Since we are sadly separated by the Atlantic Ocean and I don’t foresee being able to pop over for a knitting class any time soon, I’ve been looking on YouTube for some videos. Here is an interesting one:

4 Replies to “Lever Knitting”

  1. Interesting. I don’t see a lot of difference between that and the way I knit. The thumb action is certainly the same. I just tension my yarn around my ring and little fingers and use my index finger to do the throwing.
    The biggest contrast is between that type of knitting and the continental style I suppose.

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