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tazzy - 06/09/2016 11:00:45
   
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Im "all excited" today as I will be going out later (Because I simply can not wait) to get A new SET of knitting needles Ive ordered.... I am going to "Retire" My oddments of Pony and Aero and Plastic/metal.wooden? Knitting needles. After All these Years When they have been Faithful friends they have served me so well and have survived Being Dropped Lost and Thrown (at times :oops: ) and shoved back into my grandmothers "knitting Bag"..Im In No way Getting Rid Completely :o Im going to Stash them in my great Grandfathers Sea chest I have... Im bringing myself into this 21st century By going Carbon.. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Im "Investing in" a beautiful set of Knit Pro Karbonz Needles That you can change the "Wires" after putting Stoppers on both ends.. Meaning The will be Great for me Who has 3-4 Knitting projects on the go At the same time That may use the same size needles... Plus If and when I do drop a needle.. no :hug: :hug: more bending down to look and pick it up as Its on the other end of the inter-changeable Wire!! It Is A Huge Expense (Almost £100.00 :oops: Shh dont tell my hubby) At least they Will last me My lifetime so it is an investment of a kind... :lol: I can add to it too by buying more different length wires too.. So means I can do more Sock and Hat knitting (In the Round) Knowing No more searching through Hundreds of needles in my Knitting bag to Find the Correct size the pattern says... Used to take me Ages to find "A Pair". :roll: :roll: :roll: by the time I found them It was often time to pack away and go to bed... Oooo Im like a Kiddy waiting for Father Xmas :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Its Not a Thing Ive done on a Whim .. as after so much research on my part they are supposed to be better for people like me Who have Arther in there Hands Wrists etc. etc... I am struggling lately With the weight of Some garments Im knitting With These needle most of the weight is on your knees .. they may take some getting used to on my part.. But Others say Its the Best thing they ever done... there is a special name for the Type of needle Im getting (Will tell you Tomorrow) Oooooo Im going "All posh" what with a New Needle sizer I won last week And A New set of Black and Silver Needles :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: What type of needle Is Your Preferred knitting Tool... Does ny one else use the Knit Pro?.. If so What do you think of them?
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
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tazzy - 11/09/2016 11:09:44
   
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Well I actually collected my knit pro Karbonz Needle set plus a size 3.5 one On Friday at the knit & Natter club... They hadnt arrived on tuesday :( :( :( i was a bit dubious about changing over the needles I was using on hubbys cardi half way through incase it altered my tension... the shop owner assured me that it wouldnt and it didnt :o :o :o :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D I Have Been Using the size 4mm now since Friday (I swapped over half way up the left front) And My [size=150:2980dczv][color=#FF0000:2980dczv]verdict on these Interchangeable Karnonz Knit Pro Kneedles..[/color:2980dczv][/size:2980dczv] [size=200:2980dczv] Wish I had of had them Years ago (If they where out then) They Are BRILLIANT My Hands and Wrists Are Virtually Painfree after Knitting I no longer Have to stop and stretch my fingers out because of my arthur.. :oops: :oops: :oops: I knitted for hours on friday evening and my wrists and hands where great!!! I can hardly beleive it Im no longer just stopping because of Pain Infact I was a bit Miffed it was bedtime!!! I was enjoying knitting so much... ooooooo I am having fun again knitting with no pain :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: Im also a bit annoyed with myself That I waited so long before getting them... Lots of the other ladies and gents at the knitting club use The "Sister" ones made by knit pro too.. They are Multi coloured where mine are a Sleek Silver and Black.. :hug: :hug: :hug: oh they are nice :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: and they are a big fat yesssssss from me
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dicards - 11/09/2016 19:45:44
   
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Very interesting Annette. I had to give up knitting because it was too painful, but I don't think I could afford a whole set at present. May just buy a couple of sets for a cardigan pattern I have wanted to knit for ages and see how I go.
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MrsN - 12/09/2016 07:26:04
   
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I have the pro knit needles too Annette. My kit was the value one, I just couldn't bear to part with so much for the karbonz, and I paid about £40 for the initial set. I have had to add to it with the smallest needles but i have to admit it does revolutionise the whole knitting experience. If you are a knitter and have trouble due to arthritis like Annette and myself I would definitely recommend these.
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Mary E - 12/09/2016 09:03:54
   
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I have Knit pro soft grip crochet hooks and they are streets ahead of any others I am gradually replacing my hooks as they are so much better and more comfortable to use , I don't knit as my carpel tunnel problem put paid to knitting but I find crocheting quite OK. Glad you found the needles and love them Annette Mary x
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tazzy - 12/09/2016 11:06:54
   
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"dicards":1saxvoch wrote: Very interesting Annette. I had to give up knitting because it was too painful, but I don't think I could afford a whole set at present. May just buy a couple of sets for a cardigan pattern I have wanted to knit for ages and see how I go.
[/quote:1saxvoch] Di I will be doing just this for Other sizes I will need But I can not Stress How Light the Karbonz Knit Pro ones are... I just can not Believe it!! A Fool to myself again For not getting them earlier.. As Sometimes I was so close to tears Trying to Finnish bit of knitting off!!!!! Yesterday I had more of less a Free day .. I went to my craft room Made a few cards.. then sat and knitted after lunch right through till bed time again... With NO PAIN... :D :D :D :D Fantastic!! Ive orered a set of DPNS in a 2.5 for my sock knitting.. But I think I will need more Wires with stoppers As you can change the actual needles.. so when i get fed up knitting his cardi I just swap the needls over and do some of mine :lol: :lol: :lol:
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tazzy - 12/09/2016 11:09:43
   
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"MrsN":2vjpnwem wrote: I have the pro knit needles too Annette. My kit was the value one, I just couldn't bear to part with so much for the karbonz, and I paid about £40 for the initial set. I have had to add to it with the smallest needles but i have to admit it does revolutionise the whole knitting experience. If you are a knitter and have trouble due to arthritis like Annette and myself I would definitely recommend these.
[/quote:2vjpnwem] Im with you there Jayne.. If I couldnt have got the Karbonz I would have got those :hug: :hug: :hug: I went for the ones I did because almost everyone Else at the Knitting club Have the same as yours And They swap and share etc etc.. and I know if I shared Id forget who too etc so may not ever get them back!! :o
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tazzy - 12/09/2016 11:14:13
   
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"Mary E":2aegcvva wrote: I have Knit pro soft grip crochet hooks and they are streets ahead of any others I am gradually replacing my hooks as they are so much better and more comfortable to use , I don't knit as my carpel tunnel problem put paid to knitting but I find crocheting quite OK. Glad you found the needles and love them Annette Mary x
[/quote:2aegcvva] mary Ive got those too :oops: :oops: :oops: i bought one a week till I acquired the set of them I have.. Its not only the Wools that have changed Its the Basic Needles/Hooks too I do this Knit Pro Have certainly Revolutionised Working with Wools .. they saw a Market for that product was needed For those of us with painful hands wrists etc etc.. And certainly Swooped the Market!! Hmmm Wonder If the Manufactures for Trimcraft Might follow suit?... Wouldnt that Be Something!!!! :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Crafty Nanna - 12/09/2016 13:38:31
   
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Enjoy using them Annette and as hubby always says you are worth it especially if they make life easier for you.
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Poppy Crafter 2 - 13/09/2016 07:52:32
   
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I have started knitting again (2 little granddaughters arrived:) after giving it up years ago due to the pain in my thumbs. I can crochet (ish) and no pains but knitting still makes my wrists ache...I have never heard of these Annette so think I may just have to go online and see what all the fuss is about. I too love knitting but can only do it for a short period of time. thanks for the review :) Sylvia :) x
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