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Old 07-14-2012, 10:00 PM   #11
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I agree since I started using circular needles I dont lose as many or worry as much about losing them when I take my knitting with me anywhere. I use mine for everything...
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:58 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by fatoldladyinpjs View Post
Many people, including myself, use circular needles for everything. I use them for knitting socks in the round and for knitting back and forth like making a blanket. I like them because they are lightweight and don't put a strain on my hands and arms. They are shorter so they won't poke people sitting next to you when you're knitting. They're also attached so you're not digging a needle out of the sofa cushions.

Thats what I was wondering. So you use them for all projects, not only the ones knit in the round. It is less cumbersome, finding needles counting, etc. I will just have to get used to it. That and I bought a ton of straight needles. lol
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Old 07-14-2012, 11:54 PM   #13
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I think the only straight needles I have anymore are DPN.

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