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Old 09-02-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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Does Michael's sell any of the interchangable needle sets?
I hear there's a 50% off coupon for tomorrow!!

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Old 09-02-2007, 09:05 PM   #2
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Michael's sells the Boye Needlemaster set. It's the one that I have, and I like it. There are others that many prefer, like the Options from www.knitpicks.com and the Denise set, but the Boye's ones have served me very well.
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Old 09-02-2007, 09:05 PM   #3
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Michael's is where I got my Boye interchangeable set - also for 50% off. I have also had luck finding some on e-bay for pretty cheap.

There are people who scoff at the Boye set, but it works great for me ... I am not a sweater knitting.
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Old 09-02-2007, 09:05 PM   #4
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boyes but they aren't worth the $.. my opinion
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Old 09-02-2007, 09:08 PM   #5
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Can anyone tell me about how much they are?

Thank you! I WANT the knit picks...but...
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Old 09-02-2007, 09:40 PM   #6
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I paid $70 (a 50% off would have been great). I like mine and use them all the time. The only problem I've had is that the join between the cable and needle sometimes snags, especially if you are a tight knitter
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Old 09-03-2007, 08:17 AM   #7
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Michaels does have the needlemaster....but that 50% off coupon is only good yesterday and today(Sunday and Monday), not Tomorrow. There's a different coupon for Tuesday - Saturday, and it's the regular 40% off one.

A lot of people love their needlemaster sets, but I have no experiance with them. I'm not a fan of aluminum needles (I prefer nickel plated brass, like addi turbos and KP options) The most common complaints, (that I've read/heard) is the join isn't smooth so it can be difficult to slide the yarn, and the cables are stiff.
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Old 09-03-2007, 11:29 AM   #8
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I have had my Needlemaster set for 27 years. Did a ton of knitting on them. I recently got the Options set which I like very much but I did not get rid of my Boye. I still love them.
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Old 09-03-2007, 11:51 AM   #9
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My knitting buddy has them and she says the joins aren't smooth and they cord curls a lot. I have Denise Interchangeables, but I prefer my Options and Addis.
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Old 09-03-2007, 02:06 PM   #10
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I didn't buy them. I have never used Addi Turbos, may have to order a pair of those if the KP options are similar.

To be honest, I LOVE the bamboo needles. That's what I learned on and they're just so nice.

I couldn't justify the $35 right now when the reviews were so mixed. I may ask for hte KP for Christmas after I try out the Addi.

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