Being a firm believer in K.I.S.S., I'll stick with the original - the one I'm used to.
"All this time their knitting goes on with unremitting speed. They sit rocking to and fro like so many weird wizards. They burn no candle, but knit by the light of the peat fire."
The Rural Life of England, William Howitt, 1844
(No change there, then)