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Old 12-13-2011, 12:52 PM   #1
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I have a pair of circular needles that has a cable that is too stiff! Does anyone know of a way to make the cable more pliable?
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Old 12-13-2011, 01:31 PM   #2
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Some cables will relax more than others. I try putting the cable into hot water or passing it back and forth in front of the whistle outlet from a kettle. If you can get the cable to relax. don't store it in a tight circle. Let it hang out somewhere.
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Old 12-13-2011, 03:15 PM   #3
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Some cables will relax more than others. I try putting the cable into hot water or passing it back and forth in front of the whistle outlet from a kettle. If you can get the cable to relax. don't store it in a tight circle. Let it hang out somewhere.
Thank you for ur prompt response. I will try both methods and hope one of them works.

Thanks again and happy knitting!
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:19 PM   #4
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Be sure to only get the cable itself wet and not the joins or the needles!

Hope this works for you!
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