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Old 07-31-2005, 10:29 AM   #1
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Question on Circular needles
I've got a couple of circs here, and I'm wondering, is there an easy way to relax the plastic cord between the needles?
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Old 07-31-2005, 10:30 AM   #2
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Run them under hot water, or if they're stubborn, soak them in hot water. They'll straighten right out.
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Thank you, Ingrid, I had heard something about hot water, but couldn't remember what it was.
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Perhaps it was that if you put it in boiling water the 1st time you try this that the needles will REALLY BURN..... yes, that would be experience speaking from a while back .
Now I find that it works perfectly nicely to place them in a sink of hot tap water...lol; and far less danerous :D
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Speaking of circs, if you start to accumulate them, consider getting a Circular Solution holder. It's a canvas thingy that hangs and has slots for each size. It keeps them straightened and sorted by size. I still keep a measurer attached to it to double check the size of the needle because I've been known to put them in the wrong slot.
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Thanks again for the advice, though I'll probably break down and get a set to start with, then go from there.
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