Needles

In lockdown I managed to break 3 of my short 2.75mm bamboo needles. Specifically the needles for my Debbie Abrahams blankets. I bought two pairs of gorgeous Lykke driftwood needles from Tribe yarns to replace them, I cannot stress enough how beautifully smooth and wonderful to knit with these are. After knitting a few squares with them, I found that when knitting at my desk they are a tad too long. Looking online for some 20-25cm needles there just just weren’t any that made me want to buy them. Then the light bulb moment came, I have a box of beads, some 20cm DPNs and super glue. Out came my creative side -not that it’s ever in-and my DPNs transformed into short needles to continue my blanket. I have a feeling that this will be my path if short needles are needed again and I have the right size DPN.

One thought on “Needles

  1. Frustrating! But cute replacement with the beads! Good call! I managed to lose one of my knit pro 4mm needles during a project – I was using it one morning yet by afternoon it had disappeared from my regular knitting spot. It’s gone the same way as those odd socks …. doesn’t everyone end up with an odd sock or two? Or is that just us in our house?

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