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Old 05-16-2007, 01:32 PM   #1
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Options have ruined me.
I am so completely spoiled by my Options. Every time I try to knit anything with my "old" straights, I go right back to the O's because they're nice and sharp.

Are the KP straights that pointy too? Or do you use circs for literally everything? I'm asking because I downloaded a free pattern from KP for lacy headbands and it calls for size 3 straights. Which might I get more use from? Are there other needles as pointy as the Options?
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Old 05-16-2007, 01:38 PM   #2
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There are not straights available in the KP Options set. If you are refering to the "Classics" then yes, the tips are just as pointy!

Options have spoiled me completely also! I don't use straights any more, just my Options and Addi Turbos for the sizes that Options doesn't have!
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Old 05-16-2007, 01:45 PM   #3
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I have the Options set, and i love them. I also have one set of db points from KP and they are just as nice and pointy as the Options set!
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Old 05-16-2007, 02:35 PM   #4
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I don't think you have to use straights even if that's what it says. You never *have* to use straights, as far as I can tell. I think it just says straights to let you know that you don't *need* circs or dpns as you won't be knitting in the round.

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Old 05-16-2007, 03:07 PM   #5
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They've spoiled me, too. I use Addis, also, but prefer the sharp tips of Options.
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Old 05-16-2007, 03:11 PM   #6
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what are these 'straights' you speak of? i don't use straights anymore. i use circs for everything.
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Old 05-16-2007, 04:06 PM   #7
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what are these 'straights' you speak of? i don't use straights anymore. i use circs for everything.
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Old 05-16-2007, 04:14 PM   #8
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I gave all of my straights away after knitting with the Options. I just could not fathom the thought of knitting with those clunkers again.
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Old 05-16-2007, 04:23 PM   #9
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They spoiled me too ... I would never have thought it would happen ... I loved straights ... I really did .... now they just sit in their jar and stare at me .... a cold, heavy stare ....
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Old 05-16-2007, 04:24 PM   #10
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I bought soooooo many straight needles in every size and length when I first started knitting. I have since then purchased Knit Picks Options and love them. I wish I hadn't spent so much money before I discovered them.
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