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Old 04-23-2005, 09:09 PM   #1
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straightening circular cord
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to straighten the cord on bamboo circulars? Can I boil the needles or just the cord?
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Old 04-23-2005, 09:32 PM   #2
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Nevermind! I just found on this blog that if you boil the bamboo there's a good chance the needles will expand. Soooo instead, I just boiled water, removed the pan from the stove, and soaked the cord into the hot water. Then I just stretched the cord for a little while. Voila!!! Sraight-ish cord!
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Old 04-23-2005, 09:32 PM   #3
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I remember seeing that Q answered somewhere here, Danielle.....you may want to try a search of "straighten cords"
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/search.php
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U don't always have to boil the water. I've found that if I fill my sink with all hot water and drop the circs in for a few minutes, then they straighten right out
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