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Old 01-05-2013, 11:53 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by starbuckundomiel View Post
Did you see the materials? "Non-inflammable knitting needles"... makes me wonder (musta been mostly wooden ones back then?)...
Really? That's not what I was wondering. I was wondering, "Just what kind of material were they knitting with anyway? Some kind of yarn flambe?" Or "Did they knit so fast that the possibility of starting a fire by rubbing two sticks together warrant a caution against using wooden needles?"

And to get technical, "non-inflammable" is a double negative, so we're back to needles that readily catch on fire here! Shoulda been just inflammable if they wanted something fire resistant.
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