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Old 03-14-2006, 03:10 AM   #2
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I think most people new to knitting prefer straight needles over circular, but that is usually because they are nervous or worried about using circs. I know I was. Once I tried it though there is no going back. Circs are lighter, the needle is shorter so you don't get poked and you can knit SEAMLESS things! I have used straights since I learned to use circs, but they felt awkward and bulky to me. :rollseyes:
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