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Old 11-17-2006, 01:56 PM   #1
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WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO STORE MY NEEDLES?

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Old 11-17-2006, 04:25 PM   #2
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It's really personal preference...it's not like they need a lot of protection (unless you ever buy glass ones). Some people display them in a vase, some in cases and some loose in a bag. Up to you.
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Old 11-17-2006, 07:01 PM   #3
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Whatever you do, DON'T bundle your needles together with a rubber band around them... the rubber will melt and never come off (except possibly when you're using a very costly yarn)!
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Old 11-17-2006, 08:07 PM   #4
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I keep my straights in a tall pasta container type vase thingy. It works pretty well, and it displays them nicely. Circs and DPNs...are all over my desk. That doesn't work too well.
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Old 11-17-2006, 08:22 PM   #5
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I keep the circs in the individual pkgs. That doesn't work too well, because I have to pour boing water over them before each use. I'd love to find a good way to keep them flat.
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Old 11-18-2006, 12:53 AM   #6
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http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Bags_...Case-2251.html

You could use something like this for your circulars, I think it would help keep them uncurled.
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Old 11-18-2006, 08:27 AM   #7
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I knitted up a square about 14 x 14 inches. Thread the needles through it like sewing needles, roll it up like a jelly roll and tie shut with a ribbon. It works fantastically. Circulars I hang over the arms of my octopus lamp to help keep them uncoiled.
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Old 11-18-2006, 12:45 PM   #8
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THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR YOUR IDEAS! I did do the rubber band thing I was lucky the rubber bands didn't melt to my needles/or hadn't yet. I have a vase that I think will work, and look cute too. Also I have yarn... .... so I might make the 14x14 caddy...if I can ever get done with Chirstmas gifts!
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Old 11-18-2006, 03:19 PM   #9
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My Denise set is in their case then the felted bag I made especially for the case.

My wooden and bamboo needles are all in a big, zip needle case while in another zip needle case are my alluminum needles (which I started off with). They all seem to be "happy" where they are stored.
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Old 11-23-2006, 01:00 PM   #10
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Thank you thank you thank you Thank you again!
I picked up my sticks, and put them in a vase! They are very happy there, and I am so happy to have a home for them!
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