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Old 09-08-2013, 12:33 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by jinxnit55 View Post
Thanks for the question. Just tonight I started a cowl with some fingering yarn, using my KnitPicks Harmony interchangeables. After 2 times of having the yarn sink into the the gap where the needle tip screws on, I gave up and frogged it. Does this happen with all interchangeables? They just don't stay screwed together. Very aggravating, and I am ready to just buy fixed circulars from now on.

You want to be sure the tip is securely fastened to the cable. I learned here to use a piece of grippy shelf liner to hold onto the tip and and use the key to tighten it. I don't have problems with yarn getting into a gap.
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