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Old 05-09-2007, 07:20 PM   #1
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Wooden DPN's not sliding easy
I'm using Brittany dpn's. They just aren't allowing the yarn to slide very well. Any suggestions of what I can put on them to make them slicker?
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:24 PM   #2
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Generally, wooden needles are a bit more clingy.
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:41 PM   #3
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Rub them with wax paper--it'll slicken them up a bit.
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