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Braden
07-28-2006, 11:32 AM
What are your favorite needle types?

Lieke
07-28-2006, 11:45 AM
I prefer straight. I learned knitting with them and used circs twice, but that didn't work for me.

Jax3303
07-28-2006, 12:08 PM
i use circs for almost EVERYTHING.

AidanM
07-28-2006, 12:15 PM
I meant to vote for interchangeables but voted for straights by accident, d'oh!
I <3 My Denise set...

Braden
07-28-2006, 01:58 PM
I really like my Boye NeedleMaster. I like them better than reg. circulars because there is more needle. I want to get the Options soon, they sound good. nickel plating, hmmm...

VickiIL
07-28-2006, 02:04 PM
I said circs because I don't uses straights at all. I rarely even use dpns I use circs (both normal circs and interchangables) for everything.

Amber
07-28-2006, 02:13 PM
I voted interchangeable. Second would be circs. I don't like using straights at all any more!

AnreeAce
07-28-2006, 03:01 PM
I voted interchangeables since I've got two sets, but I like plain circs too.

I don't think I've used a set of straights more than once since I got my Boye's set. They made my hands sore from trying to hold them up!

rebecca
07-28-2006, 03:46 PM
I chose interchangeables because I love love my new KP Options and I like my Denises...but, I love all of my circs...I have no need for straight needles.

EssenceRose
07-28-2006, 05:06 PM
I voted straights, but it was hard to choose between that and circs. Over here where I am, we don't have much choice in needle types to be honest. At least in the region where I am we don't... The local craft store (spotlight) has a limited selection of needle types and I'm really not fond of the circulars they do offer. I'd love a pair of really nice quality circulars, but I have no idea where to go to get them??

knitncook
07-28-2006, 09:48 PM
I voted for Interchangeables. 6 months ago I would have sworn to you that I would only knit with bamboo. I think my bamboo circulars are still my favorites, but ever since I got the KP Interchangeables I have fallen SO in love with them. They just glide!! Next month I'm buying the larger sizes that didn't come with the starter set and either the dpn's or the smaller cables (and more zip bags and end caps)!

knotmaker
07-29-2006, 09:30 AM
I have a lot of straights because I bought them when I first started (about a year ago) ... but I have come to VERY much enjoy circular needles more so I have been slowy buying all sizes in circs ... which is expensive because I :heart: the addi turbo's ($$$) ... but 1 needle at a time is the way I look at it!!!

aylaanne
07-29-2006, 10:19 AM
DOUBLE POINTS!!! :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

I love me some DPNs. :XX:

cozy
07-29-2006, 03:32 PM
Straights, but by a very slim margin. All of my different needles are so useful in their own ways.

Limey
08-05-2006, 09:31 PM
I can't seem to get on with circulars. Maybe it's because I'm used to 'holding' the right needle under my arm - in fact, it seems to hold itself up.

Circs always seem to make logjams of stitches, bunching up on the cable before hauling themselves up on the the left needle. a bit like traffic over the Pennines on a wet morning.

Can't be asked! -

:rollseyes:

Limey

Jenelle
08-05-2006, 10:45 PM
I voted interchangeables.

I'm in love with my sets :heart:

suzeeq
08-06-2006, 08:20 AM
Circulars, the short needle part fits my hands much better.

sue

nadja la claire
08-06-2006, 08:53 AM
I have tons of straight needles that I've made, but I really prefer my interchangeables just because of the stitch room. I have some circs which I also like. I have Boyes but I hope to get Options soon.

Nadja :XX:

Braden
08-08-2006, 08:20 AM
*Bump*