How do you knit a cord key?
With the tips and the cable connected, slip the key into the pin sized hole in the metal end of the cable. Keeping the pin in place, twist the needle clockwise to until it feels secure. Remove the needle and you’re ready to knit.
What is a cord key in knitting?
Each needle tip has a hollow base that is grooved to accept the threaded stem of the cable. To insure a secure fit, use a cable key to tighten the knitting needle tip. You can also use the cable key to unscrew your knitting needle when you are ready to start a new knitting project.
What is a cord key?
A pretty version of that little tool that came with your interchangeable needles. This one-of-a-kind handmade tool facilitates easy tightening of the needle onto the cord connector.
What are interchangeable knitting needles used for?
Interchangeable Knitting Needles are much like Circular Knitting Needles, in that they are made up of a pair of needle tips joined in the middle by a flexible ‘cable’, or cord. In fact – they are typically used in place of Circular Knitting Needles when a pattern calls for them.