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Anniken Allis

Anniken is a knitwear designer & knitting teacher from Norway but has lived in England since 1990. Her designs have been published in many British, American and German knitting & crochet magazines and she's also designed for several yarn companies. For more about Anniken and her designs and yarns please visit

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About this Course

Would you like to learn to knit the continental way? Continental knitters carry the yarn in their left hand and their movements are usually much smaller than English style knitters which makes it faster.

Starts on Friday 17 April 2015.

Read Sarah's review of the class here & watch my Continental Knitting Video here. 

Sign up by 12 April 2015 and pay US $25 (approx UK £16 - depending on exact exchange rate at time of registration).

From 13 April 2015 the fee will increase to US $30 (approx UK £20 - depending on exact exchange rate at time of registration).


You will learn how to:

  • Knit the continental way
  • Norwegian purl
  • Continental Long Tail Cast On which is very quick. I can cast on 300 stitches in 6 min 50 sec.
  • You will get several stitch patterns to practice knitting & purling the continental way and I'll give you some tips on how to speed up your knitting.

 Students who have previous taken this class online say::

  • Helen: 'The first time I've ever taken an online course and it was just AMAZING. Anni is a wonderful teacher. Can definitely recommend it'.
  • Sue: 'The very clear, concise knitting video was so easy to follow; really enjoyed it. Now all I need is  practice'.
  • Valora: 'Yay it has improved my knitting so much'.
  • Ripping Yarns: 'Great course, it really helped me understand why I was making mistakes when I tried to purl'.
  • Helen J: This class is just brilliant. I would highly recommend it. My knitting is now more even and faster. I can honestly say her course is well worth it. She explains things just as it needs to be easy. Also took her online finishing course and I can honestly say my knitting has never been better.

This course is not aimed at complete beginners but anyone who know basic knitting skills (whichever style you use) will benefit from this course. I have been teaching this course in yarn shops in the UK since 2006 and my students have ranged in age from 20something to 80+. Some students have been knitting for a couple of months and some have been knitting for 60+ years.

Online Continental Knitting is designed to last for a week but you will be able to access the course material indefinitely after the course has finished. However I guarantee access and teacher support for 3 months after the course has finished.

The course includes videos, written lessons and photo tutorials. You can ask questions and discuss with your fellow students as well as e-mail me privately. You can also upload videos or photos when you ask questions.

This course starts on 17 April 2015. The course will last one week but you can work at your own pace and take longer than one week if needed. After the course has finished you will keep access to the course material indefinitely and can repeat the course as often as you like.

Sign up by 12 April 2015 and pay only US $25 (approx UK £16 - depending on exact exchange rate at time of registration).

From 13 April 2015, the fee will increase to US $30 (approx UK £20 - depending on exact exchange rate at time of registration).

For more information about other online classes please visit my website.

Any questions please contact me on