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Brandy_m 12-05-2007 11:26 AM

oh my are #2 needles SMALL!!!
 
I am working on a Christmas gift using my lovely new Harmony #2 circs from SteveDallas in the winter wonderland swap....


but my oh my are they TINY!! I can't even imagine 0's!!!!!

of troy 12-05-2007 11:48 AM

0's aren't that small-- its the 000's that are small!

suzeeq 12-05-2007 11:48 AM

Heh, anything smaller than an 8 is tiny. And 8s aren't very big either....

Jax3303 12-05-2007 11:51 AM

and to me anything larger than a US7 is HUGE and hard to manage.

suzeeq 12-05-2007 12:05 PM

My hands bother me if I use anything smaller for any length of time.

Abbily 12-05-2007 01:01 PM

Uh oh, I just ordered 1's for some socks I want to make! I'm making some on 3's right now... hopefully the 1's won't be too tiny! I'm kind of in the 'anything smaller than 8 is too small' camp usually. :)

Plantgoddess+ 12-05-2007 01:13 PM

I have just started some cabled socks on size 1 dpns and find I have to move my hands back and forth to find where my eyes can focus and I can see what I'm doing. Aside from that I am finding them fun and I like the fine stitching, it's lovely.

lostchyld 12-05-2007 01:19 PM

I'm one of those crazies who doesn't like working on anything much bigger than a 4. The scarf I'm knitting on 11s now is driving me nuts. The needles are just too big, it feels weird. I can't wait to finish my Christmas knitting so I can switch back to my 3s and make armwarmers for my ex.

I asked for sock yarn and a set of two circs in each size 0-3 for christmas.

SteveDallas 12-05-2007 01:54 PM

Brandy, that was my reaction as well! (I got a set too, though I haven't tried them out yet.)

That sock yarn seems so skimpy, too . . . . .

What are you making?

Quiara 12-05-2007 02:07 PM

I like anything from 000 - ~7mm. Much bigger and it's clunky, to me, but for the most part, I just <3 knitting. ^_^


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