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Old 05-13-2008, 11:58 AM   #3
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Don't give up! First, put your knitting down and take a breath. It sounds like your cable needle is too small. You should be able to put the cable stitches on, put them to the front or back (whichever your pattern says) and let go while you knit the other stitches. You shouldn't have to hold onto all 3 needles.
You can use a cable needle with a circular needle, which you may want to try in order to get the hang of it. But I definitely think you need a larger cable needle. Do you have a DPN in a larger size? You can use that!
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