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Old 05-18-2009, 12:19 AM   #6
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Actually, KnitPicks needles are being produced by a company for them. Now, KP gave them permission to sell the same needles at a different name, so in Europe you'll see KnitPro and the names of the sets are different - instead of Harmonies they're Symphony etc. They have a better variety than the KP set and allow out of US customers to enjoy the same needles. You can see an example HEREI already saw them at an LYS here in Jerusalem. There were lots of discussion about it on Ravelry and KP owner gave a full explanation. About the Australian website - you have to consider the major shipping costs, even for a store and local taxes, so of course imported goods will be much more expensive.
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