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Old 02-03-2005, 02:17 AM   #21
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Gosh, I'm SO honored!
When I first realized there was a brand of needles with the same moniker as moi, I was really unfazed. But it's really starting to get to my head! Just look at all of this!

Some irrelevant text may have been left out to suit my purposes.

Anyway, I can speak to my opinion of Denise, and I think there are a couple points of note.
The most popular...Denise (goes without saying)
Nuno, I just bought...Denise (gee, you must have spent a fortune)
I've never tried...Denise (whatcha waiting for?)
Denise appears to be airport friendly for both national and international flights, while metal needles are a bit more likely to be rejected when flying overseas. (I do *love* to fly, but sure am sorry my ole' drinkin buddy Metal can't hang with me anymore)
My Denise are great with most natural fibers and many man made but have been terrible with microfiber yarns as well as some of the really acrylicy yarns. (once I get better at knitting, I'm sure this will pass)
The smallest size available in Denise is 5 (not since I was 10, but thanks!)
I was almost certain I'd like the Denise better...(well of course you do!)
Actually, I like Denise just fine now...(see above)
Denises just sort of twist and lock in place and don't come undone. (I've been told before that I'm stubborn.)
So if you don't need size 4, 3, or 2 - go with the Denises. (are you calling me fat?!?)
That's been my experience, and several others have echoed it, but I really love my Denise's and wouldn't trade them in. (Can't you see that everyone is fighting over me?)
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Old 02-03-2005, 03:45 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by ekgheiy
Originally Posted by Nuno930
EK -

That is for the whole set. Sizes 4-12 plus (a rather tacky) carrying case.
Ooooohhh
I thought that was just for one pair of needles. So I'm really shocked with the LYS because they wanted $20 for one pair of wooden needles.
Were they made of some rare wood?
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Old 02-03-2005, 03:50 AM   #23
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As a beginner (meaning I usually need to buy needles for every new project) and a "starving student", price is a major issue for me.

I've been using Aero circular needles, and Susan Bates straights. They go for about $5-8 CDN, and are your basic aluminum type-needles.

They work just fine for me.
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Old 02-03-2005, 11:26 AM   #24
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Denise,
Obviously we're all fighting over you under the guise of discussing needles.
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Old 02-03-2005, 12:54 PM   #25
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Re: Gosh, I'm SO honored!
Originally Posted by foldedbird
Some irrelevant text may have been left out to suit my purposes.
Gotta read the fine print :D
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Old 02-03-2005, 06:29 PM   #26
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Denise/Foldedbird, you crack me up! ROFL!

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Old 02-03-2005, 06:52 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Marnie
Denise,
Obviously we're all fighting over you under the guise of discussing needles.
I've suspected as much all along!
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Old 02-03-2005, 10:26 PM   #28
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So I was reading the "Denise" posts, but substituting in various dirty words/body parts for "Denise" (yes i have too much timeon my hands)... pretty funny.
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