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Old 05-23-2012, 09:45 AM   #26
Tamar Dohel
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Originally Posted by AniseRN View Post
When I was a kid and first learned to knit, I stored straight needles in an oatmeal box--the tall cylindrical cardboard one. I poked the needles through the lid into the box. That way the needle size on the knob still shows, but the rest of the needle is inside the box. (Nowadays I use circulars and dpns.)

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I did something simular with a long kitchen towel roll. I cellotaped thin card on one end and a jar lid on the other. I stick the needles into the card end. But I'm looking for a new idea because the tube is not big enough and it's not stable enough and keeps falling over.
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