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Knitting needles come in different lengths, shapes, and materials. Learn which needles are suitable for various projects.

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Condo knitting is done with one large and one small needle. Some manufacturers offer a circular needle with one large tip and one small tip for condo knitting.

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Condo knitting is done with one large and one small needle. Some manufacturers offer a circular needle with one large tip and one small tip for condo knitting.

Domain: Hobbies; Category: Knitting

A needle case for straight needles has sleeves into which pairs of needles can be placed. The case the rolls up or zips closed.

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Casein needles are made from milk protein. They are more flexible than metal needles and less breakable than wood or bamboo. They come in a variety of colors. Most casein needles have rather blunt ...

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A knook looks like a knitting needle with a hook at the end instead of a point. Knooks are used in pairs to create a fabric that looks like knitting, but is created by a different technique.

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Bamboo is a popular choice for knitting needles. The needles are less rigid and warmer than aluminum, making them a good choice for knitters with arthritis.

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A needle gauge has holes corresponding to various sizes of knitting needles. If a needle does not have a size stamped on it, a needle gauge can tell the knitter the size of the needle based on the ...

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