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Are rosewood knitting needles worth the price?

March 18th, 2010 · 5 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I knit and crochet and love to use bamboo but am always curious what that ever so expensive rosewood knitting needle is like and would like to know if it is worth the price? As with any wood after a time you may find there are slivers on them and sanding the needle won’t help […]

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If I put metal knitting needles in water or put lotion on them will they rust or anything?

March 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I have Susan Bates Silvalume knitting needles and I’m wondering if I put stuff like lotion or water on it will it rust or will it do damage to it? Well, it depends on the metal. I will assume that it’s stainless steel, so no. Lotion won’t do any damage, but water could. It depends […]

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Where can I find skull head knitting needles?

March 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I am looking for skull head knitting needles, where can I find them? An online source would be good enough. Thank you Hm… not too sure. But I like to make my own needles. Get some needles or sticks the same width as the needles you need and get some of that oven bake clay. […]

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What size knitting needles should I use to make a scarf?

March 12th, 2010 · 6 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I only have size 9 as of now. I am making a scarf that goes row1- knit, row2- purl, row3- knit, row4- knit, and repeat. The pattern said to cast on 24 stitches (or whatever the things you cast on are called). I’m a beginner, if you can’t tell. 🙂 The pattern didn’t specify a […]

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I want a Popular & good Brand name for my handycraft business of Wooden Knitting Needles & acceseris.?

March 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I just started bussiness under compony name of Orient Crafts,Inc. Product is wooden knitting needles,crochet hook,circular knitting needles,needles case,yarn etc Wkn Crafting "wooden knitting needles crafting" Wokn Crafting WOoden knitting needles actually it sounds realli good. WOKN. wok, n 🙂

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Which length of knitting needles should I use?

March 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I want to buy sets of circular and double pointed needles. What length should I buy? Will I be restricted in what I can knit by only having one length? I never buy double pointed needles – I do socks, hats, mittens, etc with 2 – 24" circular needles. Most of the sock knitters I […]

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What kind of finish should I use on my hand painted knitting needles?a friend used varnish and it cracked some

March 6th, 2010 · 5 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

What kind of finish should I use on my hand painted knitting needles? a friend of mine used a varnish and it had hair line cracks in the varnish…. Keep your hand painted needles as a souvenir. It may not happen right away but soon your hands will wear the paint or any other finish […]

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can i bring knitting needles on the airplane?

March 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

im flying to LA in a few days, and im knitting a scarf. am i allowed to bring the knitting needles and the 1/2 made scarf on the plane so i can work on it? or will airplane security not let me bring them on the plane? Yes. The TSA, the ones who make the […]

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Can I take bamboo knitting needles thru airport security?

March 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

Getting ready for an airline trip. It surely would be nice to be able to work on that top I’m knitting during the plane ride. I knit with bamboo (not metal) needles.. Does that matter? Are knitting needles allowed at all? seems to me if ball point pens and pencils are allowed the knitting needles […]

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Is there a way to make my plastic knitting needles less slippery?

February 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments · How to Choose Knitting Needles

I’m knitting a scarf with mohair on size 13s, and I’ve been dropping stitches. It’s driving me crazy that the stitches are sliding all over the place. My gauge/tension is correct, so it’s not that the sts are too loose on the needle. Some stitches just slip off the LH needle along with the st […]

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