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Old 09-26-2008, 10:51 AM   #1
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What circular set would you recomend?
I've been eying all the circular needle sets, and I'm wondering what you guys would recommend. I'm either gonna get a set for my b-day or christmas, so any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 09-26-2008, 10:53 AM   #2
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I vote for the Harmony circulars from Knitpicks if you like really slick wood needles. And they are pretty. I love mine.
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I absolutely love the Knitpick nickle plated interchangables. It's like knitting with butter. It is so smooth and so easy with the nickle plated. I get the interchangables because if you get more than one you can switch the cable if you need a larger one or vise-vers and switch the needle sizes along with it. I love em.
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heatherg23- that's what I meant to say interchangable. Couldn't think of the word though. oops! thank you both for the suggestions!
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Old 09-26-2008, 11:42 AM   #5
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HMMMMMMM there was a "sticky" thread that gave pages and pages of "opinions" on circular interchangables but it seems to have dissappeared.

If I had unlimited resources I would have a complete set of Addi Turbo circs, but my funds are not unlimited so I have some Addi's and two sets of interchangeables; Denise and Options.

Of those two I prefer the Options hands down. But my FAVORITE needle is and always will be Addi's.
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I have several sizes of the Addi's but hands-down I prefer the Knitkpicks Options. The Option points are great, sharper than the Addi points, IMHO. I love the interchangeables, of course, as you can have several projects working with the same sized needle. Saves money in the long run.
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Oh I have to say either set of the Knit Picks Options. I want the Harmony set and my put it on my Christmas list.
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Originally Posted by GinnyG View Post
HMMMMMMM there was a "sticky" thread that gave pages and pages of "opinions" on circular interchangables but it seems to have dissappeared.
I un-stickied it because apparently no one looked at it anymore. They still posted questions like this one so I figured why leave it up there.

If you like wood I'd go with Harmonies, if you like metal I'd go with Options. I love mine!
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I have the Knit Picks Options & Harmonies (full set of Options, random extras in harmonies). I really love them. The only other ones I've used are Boye and they're definitely better than those. Affordable, too. I like to use the Options with wool and cotton yarn. I prefer the Harmonies for lace knitting, because they aren't quite as slippery (but still really smooth).
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I read something about the kp options earlier today and looked at the web-site... Knitpick nickle plated interchangeable set is on sale for $60.00 w/free shipping. I thought I read before something about people not liking the lengths of the cables that came with them. Any thoughts, I think I’m ready to buy these… I like my needles really smooth.
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