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[Knitting] What's your favourite needles?

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Post time: 2017-8-29 01:37
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Mine are KnitPro cubics, also KnitPro interchangables. Earlier I had Addi needles, but the cord is not so good when you knit a lot.

I'd like to try HiyaHiya needles.
Post time: 2017-8-30 01:23
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Didn't like the cubics, happy with Addi's (not interchangeable) and I like metal Kartopu circulars. Kartopu is local brand for me and it is really cheap. Also I'm wondering HiyaHiya.
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Post time: 2017-8-31 04:48
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I love Knitpicks wood needles.  They are sharp and the interchangeables are great!  They also stand behind their products if there is a problem!
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Post time: 2017-8-31 22:45
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I started with KnitPro interchangables and still use them for everything heavier than sport weight. For lace projects with lace or fingering weight yarns I prefer metal needles with sharper tips.
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Post time: 2017-9-5 10:18
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I really like knitting with just plain metal straight needles. I do use circulars but they make my hands hurt.
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Post time: 2017-9-8 08:35
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Edited by DehbiK at 2017-9-8 08:39

I have individual interchangeables that I really like.  I have Cubics, Novas, and my favorites, Karbonz.  The interchangeable tips from Knit Picks and Knitter's Pride are all interchangeable although the companies tell you that they don't guarantee their needles if you mix them with the other company's needles, but I've never had a problem.

I choose which needles to use according to the fiber content.  Slippier yarns do better with wood and bamboo, or sometimes plastic.  Yarns that are less slippery do better with the Novas, which are all metal.  The Karbonz are nice for the acrylic yarns I use for children's hats that I knit and sell.

I like the shorter tips (or special tips) that allow you to put together a 16" needle if you use a shorter cord.  

I almost never use straight needles for anyting.
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Post time: 2017-9-10 16:38
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I like circulars. I have Symphonie, Karbonz and Zing from Knit Picks, I don't like Karbonz because of the small gap between the tip and the body of the needle. I took knitting socks two-at-a-time (I tend to loose DPN's and never knit the second sock otherwise) and for that I've tried Addis and Chiaogoo, and I tend to preffer Chiaogoos.
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Post time: 2017-9-14 09:05
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I have used Pony's circular needles for a long time, but then I found a pair of KnitPicks needles in a charity shop, thought why not, and I'm smitten.

I generally work with cotton, bamboo and cotton-acrylic yarns, and both wood and aluminium needles work with those.

I dislike working with bamboo needles, though. Maybe I just got a poor batch, but my bamboo yarn was savaged by them.
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Post time: 2017-9-14 11:10
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I love my Chaio Goo interchangeables, regular circulars and dpns best.
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Post time: 2017-9-15 21:32
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Love the wooden needles - very light
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