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Old 05-08-2007, 08:21 PM   #1
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8 inch circular knitting needles
Does one know where I can purchase 8 inch circular knitting needles? Please help I have looked everywhere.
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Old 05-08-2007, 08:25 PM   #2
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I didn't even know anyone made 8 inch ones. The smallest I've ever seen is 16.

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Sorry, I purchased mine at a local yarn shop and they don't have an online ordering system yet. Have you tried any LYS yet? They might be able to special order one if you have the need.
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somebody did make them but they were essentially kind of a stretchy circ if i remember right. i just can't remember off the top of my head who it is...
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I did a search and found these;
Clover bamboo 8 in circs

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Takumi made some kind of all plastic one. Don't think I'd ever use one smaller than a 16", though.
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Re: 8 inch circular knitting needles
Originally Posted by lisaw1624
Does one know where I can purchase 8 inch circular knitting needles? Please help I have looked everywhere.

only clover carried them can do a search on google...they only have certain sizes ...i got a couple and they are new ... what size r u looking at ?
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Your local Michaels store has the CloverŽ Takumi bamboo circular needles in the following sizes:

16 - inch needles: Size 8, 10, 11, 13, 15

29 - inch needles: Size 6, 8, 9, 10 ˝, 11, 13, 15

36 - inch needles: Size 10, 11, 13
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Addi Turbo makes 12 inch circs....and they are very difficult to work with. I found it hard to purl and decrease with them.
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I have a pair, don't know what I did with them actually. They were really uncomfortable for me to use.

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