View Full Version : Big Needle Fantasy
01-27-2007, 07:44 PM
I would love to hear from anyone about how you may have used Very Large Needles (US 27-50) in any unusual, counterintuitive, creative, or fun ways. Any and all info - descriptions, pix, or links will be appreciated. :woot:
I have been unable to find many interesting patterns/projects on the Net. :?? :
01-27-2007, 08:03 PM
Probably make a handy club. :rofl:
01-27-2007, 08:09 PM
i found some funny pictures...
Some woman used these needles, made from a garden hose:
to make THIS gigantic baseball thingy...
01-27-2007, 08:12 PM
I LOVE those needles with the hose! Wow! Where can I contact that person? :heart:
01-27-2007, 08:43 PM
here's the website (http://www.3gcs.com/adcock/knitgeneral.htm)
01-27-2007, 08:58 PM
Wow. She is really creative . . . and prolific.
01-27-2007, 09:01 PM
I've used US 50s before. Lion Brand actually has many projects for these - they call them "speed stix". I made the 4 hour baby afghan and it was FAST!!
They aren't my favorite, that is for sure, but if you need a project fast and have bulky yarn that is the way to go! There are several books on big needle knitting that I've seen too.
01-27-2007, 10:03 PM
Thanks, Sara Jayne. I found a few Lion Brand patterns, and I'll keep looking.
01-28-2007, 09:55 AM
When I first got my speed stix, I used them to pick a fight with my cat - who usually picks fights with all of my other needles.
He still won, I have a scar to prove it! :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: