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Old 09-29-2010, 05:33 AM   #1
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Help with Knit Pro interchangeable circular needles
Hi,

I'm just getting into circular knitting and loving it. At the moment I'm just using the fixed needles but have bought a starter kit from Knit Pro.

I find that if I'm not careful the cables undo and my stitches end up in a pile on my knee!

In the kit there are Cable Keys?? I dont see how to use them, am I missing something?

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Old 09-29-2010, 09:17 AM   #2
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There should be, but you can straighten out a paperclip and use that to tighten them with.
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They are in the bag with the purple caps if I recall correctly. Another thing to do in addition to the tightening key is to use something grippy to hold the needle and tighten it. I use a small piece of grip shelf liner. Like this-
http://www.amazon.com/Grip-Shelf-Dra.../dp/B002OJDZRA
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Old 09-29-2010, 12:12 PM   #4
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Thanks for your help. I was expecting something technical and all you do is use the key to tighten the screw. I really like this site, everyone explains things so well.

Jan

Like the idea of the shelf liner too as my hands dont grip all that well. Thanks

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