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Old 04-12-2009, 08:53 AM   #1
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Hi everyone and Happy Easter Since (Knit Picks) are not open today (yea I know it's Easter but I am looking thru my catalogue) I am in search of a size 13- 24" or 32" circ in Harmony Wood...I do not see these "larger" sizes listed..Do they carry em?
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Old 04-12-2009, 09:07 AM   #2
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Yup-- go here: http://www.knitpicks.com/Options+Int...PNDETipWD.html

and you get the 13" tips at the bottom of the page, and then in the box it says cables with various lengths, and you click on that.

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Originally Posted by imrachel View Post
Yup-- go here: http://www.knitpicks.com/Options+Int...PNDETipWD.html

and you get the 13" tips at the bottom of the page, and then in the box it says cables with various lengths, and you click on that.

Umm, am I reading this wrong??? I am looking for "fixed" circs not interchangeable?? I do not own interchangeable set(s),Let me know thank you
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Old 04-12-2009, 09:22 AM   #4
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think from their website the longer length fixed circs only go up to size 3
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Old 04-12-2009, 09:33 AM   #5
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SIZE 13 HARMONY TIPS ($8.99)

SIZE 13 NICKEL-PLATED TIPS ($7.99)

24" CABLES ($3.99 for a set of 2)

So, this is how you can get the size 13 circular needles from KnitPicks.

Total cost for US13 Harmony tips plus cables: $12.98
Total cost for US13 Nickel-plated tips plus cables: $11.98

Still undercuts ADDI fixed circs by about $10!

They are working on getting larger sizes of fixed circs I think, but the interchangeables are the WAVE of the future, and so I don't think they are working real hard and fast at extending the line of fixed circs in the 24" length and up.

The itty bitty 16" fixed circs go up to a 7mm, with 8mm due the end of April.
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Old 04-12-2009, 11:14 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by ArtLady1981 View Post
SIZE 13 HARMONY TIPS ($8.99)

SIZE 13 NICKEL-PLATED TIPS ($7.99)

24" CABLES ($3.99 for a set of 2)

So, this is how you can get the size 13 circular needles from KnitPicks.

Total cost for US13 Harmony tips plus cables: $12.98
Total cost for US13 Nickel-plated tips plus cables: $11.98

Still undercuts ADDI fixed circs by about $10!

They are working on getting larger sizes of fixed circs I think, but the interchangeables are the WAVE of the future, and so I don't think they are working real hard and fast at extending the line of fixed circs in the 24" length and up.

The itty bitty 16" fixed circs go up to a 7mm, with 8mm due the end of April.
Call me "old fashioned" but I don't think I would be comfortable screwing and un-screwing cables onto a needle I have a few addi's I love the sleekness and the cable but it's not as "pointy" as I like..I have a small Harmony and I love it...the pointy tip, the nice cable etc etc...What a shame Why can't they make em bigger...sometimes I just like the feel of "wood" he he!!!
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Old 04-12-2009, 11:30 AM   #7
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Interchangeables are more versatile and the joins are smooth, so there's no problem with the yarn catching.
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Old 04-12-2009, 11:46 AM   #8
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If you want them from Knitpicks then you have to get the screw on, interchangeable ones. Maybe it's time to move on to modern needles. If you just can't bear the thought of them you'll have to find another brand.
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Originally Posted by cheley View Post
Call me "old fashioned" but I don't think I would be comfortable screwing and un-screwing cables onto a needle I have a few addi's I love the sleekness and the cable but it's not as "pointy" as I like..I have a small Harmony and I love it...the pointy tip, the nice cable etc etc...What a shame Why can't they make em bigger...sometimes I just like the feel of "wood" he he!!!
Really if you like the wood just take the jump and by the interchangables. Screwing the tips on is the easiest thing in the world, espescially with the tightening key they put in the package. And look at it this way, if you absolutely cannot bear the thought of taking your tips on and off, you can buy a cable to go with each tip and screw it on once and leave it that way forever. As Art Lady points out, it's still cheeper than Addi Turbos and pointier to boot! But I promise you, once you realize how easy it is to take the tips on and off you will start to appreciate the money that can be saved on interchangables.
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Old 04-13-2009, 10:12 AM   #10
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This thread is killing me, because I SO want a set of KP's interchangeables!! I hate how the cable of my circs are so stiff - even after soaking them in hot water, they curl back up again. One of these days I'll get 'em!
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