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Old 02-09-2007, 12:29 PM   #1
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Circular needle question
Is there anything you can do to keep the cables from curling? I have tried hot water but they still keep curling. It is making me NUTS!


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Old 02-09-2007, 01:16 PM   #2
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I warmed mine in hot water then put them in a book as you would a bookmark with the needles sticking out and they did striaghten quite a bit. Get them into the book before they cool off.
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I also suggest storing them hanging rather than curled up. I hang mine over a hook so the weight of the needles + gravity over time helps them stay straight.
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Thanks ladies. Didn't think about putting them in a book! Good idea!
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Silver had a suggestion in another topic about circular needles. Dunk the cables in boiling water for a few seconds and then stretch them (gently) while you run them under cold water. Worked like a charm for me.
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