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Old 07-19-2016, 09:10 PM   #1
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Sticky metal needles?!
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My Susan Bates straights felt super sticky yesterday while I was knitting. I was using kitchen cotton yarn if it matters. It is hot here and we had a brief rainstorm. I didn't think metal needles would be sticky from those conditions?! My hands are always clean, too.
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Old 07-19-2016, 11:48 PM   #2
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Take a paper towel and alcohol and wipe them down with the alcohol. If that doesn't help a soapy rag and rinse should take the sticky off.
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Have you noticed this happening even a little in humid weather? I've never noticed it with my nickel plated. I agree with Daylily.
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It's normally quite dry here and never had that problem before. O.o

I saw online to wipe them with wax paper after washing and that worked!
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