View Poll Results: How Many Sets of KP Interchangeable Circulars Do You Have?
None 18 19.15%
Only 1 41 43.62%
2 or More 24 25.53%
None, but I will eventually have 1 6 6.38%
None, but I will eventually have more than 1 5 5.32%
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Old 01-25-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
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Knitpicks Options Sets....
How many do you have? Reading through some of the other threads, I've notices several people say that they have both the nickel Options and the Harmony ones.

I'm very close to pulling the trigger and ordering a set of Harmony Options (wondering if they will get to me by the time we leave for our trip on Thursday) and I'm wondering if I should go ahead and plan on getting both sets and saving myself the trouble later.

I'm going to try to make this a poll...
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Old 01-25-2008, 06:48 PM   #2
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i would buy both to see which one i liked more
but thats just me
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Old 01-25-2008, 06:57 PM   #3
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you could get a pair of tips in each to see which ones you like more. i have heard it mentioned (and now have to agree now that i have experienced both) that sometimes the nickle tips are best and sometimes the harmony works better. it just depends on the project. i plan on getting the set of harmony sock dpns sometime in the near future because i like the way the wood holds onto the stitches, but the laminate allows them to be slipped off much easier than with regular bamboo needles. i really like the nickle tips for heavier yarn (like malabrigo) because they keep me from knitting way too tight. come to think of it, if you like knitting cables you might want to get the harmony cable needles. they were the first harmony needles i tried and i fell in love with them. there's no way they will fall out of my stitches because the grooves really do hold on to them. plus they're just so pretty and smooth! they're like the knitter's version of a worry stone.

i have a question about your poll. by "one set" do you mean one set of tips or an entire enterchangeable set?
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Old 01-25-2008, 07:09 PM   #4
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I have a single set of tips in each style. I completely agree that it depends on the project. The project I just finished I did with the harmony tips and it worked very well, but I have another project I'm doing with the options tips and I don't think the harmony tips would work well with that particular yarn.

I'll probably wind up buying the Options set, actually, and getting the larger sizes in Harmony.
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Old 01-25-2008, 09:51 PM   #5
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I just got the Harmonys (well, they haven't arrived yet, but they are IN HOUSTON. SO CLOSE!!!), but I have now discovered that I do like metal needles (got an Addi circ from a friend) for some things, so I have a feeling that I might have to go back and get the nickel at some point, too. I'm in LOVE with the cable needles, too--I got those a little while ago and think they are the best things EVER!
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Old 01-25-2008, 11:30 PM   #6
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I put only one, but I do have several classic circulars as well.
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Old 01-26-2008, 12:20 AM   #7
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I have two nickel sets. I just like metal better.
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I just have the traditional circular needles... Maybe I'll get a Harmony set at some point. They're BEAUTIFUL!! I really don't like the joins from cables to tips on the ChiaGoo bamboo sets I have. My yarn always gets stuck. Does anyone else have that issue?
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:41 AM   #9
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I love them
I first used my Denise Set all the time. Then KP's came out with the beautiful Harmony Set and I now only use them. I am VERY happy with them. The metal ones never appealed to me. The wooden ones do.
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Old 01-26-2008, 07:14 AM   #10
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You didn't include an option for have one, want more!!!

I have one set of metal and someday hope to get the wooden.

I doubt my Denise will ever get used again, may just have to sell them!!!
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