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bethany
11-01-2007, 01:51 PM
My ancient circulars are suffering from a memory disorder...so curly it's hard to use...any remedy until (hopefully) my Christmas wish is fulfilled for the KnitPick Harmonies?

Thanks--!

suzeeq
11-01-2007, 01:59 PM
Dip them in very hot water a minute or two then lay them straight to cool off. You can drap them over a hanger or something so to the weight of the ends keeps the cord from curling up. After you get something on them, they tend not to curl. I've never coiled mine up to store them and don't have a problem.

bethany
11-01-2007, 02:08 PM
thank you...I think these may have been coiled up for, oh, maybe 30 years? More!?

knitncook
11-01-2007, 03:58 PM
yes and soaking them in water will help "de-brittle" them (if that's a word - make them limber?) I've had some old ones that I just picked up and started knitting with one day and the cord actually just snapped. You will love your Harmony needles! The cords on them are SO flexible and they don't have memory from being coiled!