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Old 10-14-2012, 02:47 AM   #11
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I love the Addi Clicks, too. The join is a horrendous problem on US6 and smaller. Sizes US7 and up perform wonderfully.

I use Addi set circs for all smaller sizes US6 and under. Or, good ole Knit Picks OPTIONS.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:54 AM   #12
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I just ordered some Hiya Hiya size 0 so now I'll have my 3 pair of socks on Knit Picks Options, Addi fixed circs and Hiya Hiya. All size 0 so I'll let you know.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:52 AM   #13
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I have Addis, Hiyas, and sets from Ebay, but my all-time favorites in straights, DPNs, and circulars are Aero/Inox/Prym. I first used them when they were sold as Bernat Aero over 50+ years ago. They're affordable, work well for me, and are made in the USA.

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Originally Posted by JudyD View Post
I have Addis, Hiyas, and sets from Ebay, but my all-time favorites in straights, DPNs, and circulars are Aero/Inox/Prym. I first used them when they were sold as Bernat Aero over 50+ years ago. They're affordable, work well for me, and are made in the USA.

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Judy, where do you get them? ~~GG

ETA: Duh. I could have specified which ones, I'm thinking specifically of the Hiyas and Aero/Inox/Prym needles.
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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Judy, where do you get them? ~~GG

ETA: Duh. I could have specified which ones, I'm thinking specifically of the Hiyas and Aero/Inox/Prym needles.
I get the Aero/Inox/Prym from Handknitting.com With my last order I got a handwritten note from Laurel explaining that the Prym's were the same as Aero/Inox (I had ordered Inox needles).

I get the Hiya's from Fabric.com, one of my favorite sites for yarn at good prices.

I try to buy USA made products as much as I can.

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Originally Posted by JudyD View Post
I get the Aero/Inox/Prym from Handknitting.com With my last order I got a handwritten note from Laurel explaining that the Prym's were the same as Aero/Inox (I had ordered Inox needles).

I get the Hiya's from Fabric.com, one of my favorite sites for yarn at good prices.

I try to buy USA made products as much as I can.

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I'm looking at fabric.com now. Free shipping @$35. I think I'll order from them and include a fixed circ hiya and who knows what else. Thanks!
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Thanks to Judy, I ended up ordering a Hiya Hiya set of U.S. size 2 tips and a cable for them. If I like it on the smallest they had, then the larger sizes should be great. They got me with their free shipping on orders of $35 and a 10% off on $40. I ended up spending just about $40 including tax. Expensive needles!!! The yarn and a few other things that should be in the same pkg. will help with the sticker shock.


ETA: It turns out the Hiya tips I ordered are out of stock as is one of the sock yarns. They already shipped the order and I will have a cable for Hiya tips but no tips to go on it. Hmmmm..... If they'd let me know I would have changed the order to get a different size of the tips. Anyhow, they still gave me free shipping and the 10% off even though my order is now under $23 including tax. I will undoubtedly order from them again, knowing I'm taking a chance on things not being available because they still gave me free shipping and the coupon discount. They really know how to make this fool part with her money!

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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Thanks to Judy, I ended up ordering a Hiya Hiya set of U.S. size 2 tips and a cable for them. If I like it on the smallest they had, then the larger sizes should be great. They got me with their free shipping on orders of $35 and a 10% off on $40. I ended up spending just about $40 including tax. Expensive needles!!! The yarn and a few other things that should be in the same pkg. will help with the sticker shock.
I ordered my Hiya Hiya from a different place, but I figured the $8 I spent on each circ wasn't that much more than KP and I wanted to try them. They were half as much as Addi's. I got 0's.
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I ordered my Hiya Hiya from a different place, but I figured the $8 I spent on each circ wasn't that much more than KP and I wanted to try them. They were half as much as Addi's. I got 0's.
Jan, are yours fixed circs? Where did you get yours? The smallest at that site for Hiyas of either sort is 2, I'm getting the interchangeable ones.
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Jan, are yours fixed circs? Where did you get yours? The smallest at that site for Hiyas of either sort is 2, I'm getting the interchangeable ones.
I got a couple fixed circs at Eat.Sleep.Knit because I needed them so small. I'm happy with my KP interchangeables including the zeros, but my friend loves her Hiya Hiya and I needed a few more so got them to try. I don't think you'll find smaller than a 2 in interchangeables because of cable size and what you need for a join.
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