Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-24-2010, 09:32 AM   #11
Turning the Heel
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 870
Thanks: 25
Thanked 154 Times in 150 Posts
I have quite the collection of needles, over my years of knitting. I have a few straights left... I never use them. I mainly use circulars and DPNs as I love knitting in the round.

I will tell you this, I used a circular set of size 10, 36" for years when I was just making afghans and the odd "square" project. If that is your main goal, at this point in your hobby, then you can't go wrong using 10s with a 4 or 5 weight acrylic yarn.

When you find something you want to make that requires a different size, buy a cheap set. If you continue working, then buying the KnitPicks Options or AddiClicks would serve you well. I'm still waiting for mine. I have the ordering information on the fridge, inside pantry doors, pasted on the mirror in the bathroom, and in the center credenza in my husband's truck. If I have to buy my own, heads will roll, which means less hat making for me in the winter.
Knitting to keep my sanity. It's working... kinda...
OTN: Dr Watson's Cable Crew Neck
OTN: Writer's Cardigan
OTN: Hats!
AngelaR is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Different Size Circular Needles? bohh How-to Questions 9 02-01-2009 12:21 AM
Circular knitting w/ 2 different size needles laikabear General Knitting 8 01-04-2009 01:10 PM
Circular needles size ? annlaura How-to Questions 2 09-18-2007 01:13 AM
determining the correct size for circular knitting needles giantvicky How-to Questions 6 12-14-2006 01:11 AM
size of circular needles usamacka How-to Questions 2 12-27-2005 11:51 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:49 PM.