View Single Post
Old 03-15-2005, 05:51 PM   #4
Turning the Heel
carollovesyarn's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Napa, CA where I wish yarn grew on vines
Posts: 752
Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Send a message via MSN to carollovesyarn
Re: Three clever things to do with your Interchangeable need
Originally Posted by amy
Here's a few tricks I've (re-?)invented...

1) You can do small-diameter circular knitting with the 2-circular needles method, using JUST the needles from your one Interchangeable needle set!
Thank you for this tip! I've always wanted to try this technique, but I don't have the $$ to buy two sets of my needles. I just got the Denise set for my bday - now I can't wait to try this!

I also thought that when a pattern calls for binding off loosely, I would try exchanging my Denise needle tips for the next largest size or even larger (though I have gotten used to the suspended stitch bind off).

WIP: GAAA for m&d, purse for grandma (needs assembly), Grannie Smith Cardi (still), 3 quilts, maybe five

In the Wings: felted clogs, socks

Recent FO: dishcloth for swap, booties for cousins babe

KALs: Grannie Smith, Monthly Dishcloths, Mason-Dixon
carollovesyarn is offline   Reply With Quote