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GrandmaLori
03-08-2006, 12:26 PM
I've struggled with this little problem for awhile, the needles just slide right out of my stitches. THen I had the grand notion to buy bamboo ones, and they're not as slippery, and I worked about 10 rows last night without losing a stitch. I'm so happy. :cheering:

Amber
03-08-2006, 12:56 PM
:cheering: :cheering:

Carol_OH
03-08-2006, 12:57 PM
:cheering: :cheering: is right! :thumbsup:

Jenelle
03-08-2006, 02:11 PM
:cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

margie
03-08-2006, 02:35 PM
I had that same feeling not too long ago, when I finally was able to knit with dpns too!! Isn't it great??!! :cheering:

Cristy
03-08-2006, 03:47 PM
good suggestion--I have a friend w/ the same problem!

Congrats on getting it! :)

Ronda
03-08-2006, 04:05 PM
:cheering: :cheering:

kayeknit
03-08-2006, 04:09 PM
OMG!!! I was just about to post almost the same exact message! I have been trying and trying with the DPNs, and I finally got it this morning! Yay for DPN success!!! :cheering:

knittingachiever
03-08-2006, 05:34 PM
:thumbsup: Hooray! :thumbsup:

Bamboo is definitely the way to go! I've tried steel and plastic and it's a sad state of affairs...

Jan in CA
03-08-2006, 08:23 PM
I have metal and plastic ones and I hate them. I need to get the bamboo. :rollseyes:

samm
03-09-2006, 04:10 PM
YaY!!!!!!!!!!! Good for you!!!!! :happydance: Bamboo is definitely my favorite. I think for me it was also a matter of figuring out which needle to put over or under the other as I knit on the two in my hands. Then I had to remember to tug a bit as I began the second stitch on the needle to prevent laddering. Now it is automatic, and it will be for you soon. I used to think I didn't like dps, but I sure do now! samm

melissa.atkins
03-09-2006, 04:16 PM
Congrats!!! Thank you for the tip!! Just last night I started "trying" with the metal ones and I had to drop the project... I will get the bamboo ones and try again...

Again... Congrats!!! :cheering: