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Old 11-04-2007, 05:40 PM   #1
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help - how do you stop circ needles from curling?
My circs are new. Someone said if I just kept working with them the curl would work out.

My work is now over 12 inches long.

No matter what I do, my yarn, my work and the needles end up all twisted into each other.

How do you straighten circs so they aren't coiled?
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Old 11-04-2007, 06:04 PM   #2
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Lots of existing threads on this. Here's one ('Straightening out circular needles wire'):

http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/sh...=circular+curl

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Old 11-04-2007, 06:11 PM   #3
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Dip the cord of the needles in hot water (almost boiling) for a minute. It will soften up the plastic and be MUCH easier to work with.
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Old 11-04-2007, 06:32 PM   #4
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I did try to search threads, but must have used the wrong key words.

I'll try the boiling technique like Silver used and see if it helps for this is kind of ridiculous.

"Do not twist work."

I'm not, the needle is LOL
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