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Jumbo Knitting Needles: (Not Quite) The Biggest I Have Seen

Officially the largest knitting needles and crochet hooks I own.
Officially the largest knitting needles and crochet hooks I own.

I was browsing Michael’s the other day and I was happy to see these jumbo knitting needles size 50(!). Since I had a coupon I decided to add them to my needles collection (along with the crochet hook to match).

trying out the needles
trying out the needles

I haven’t made anything with them yet, just playing around with some of my jumbo handspun. Other than a scarf I wonder what I could make with these. I’d happily take suggestions and advice! I love jumbo yarns and large needles, but I am definitely out of my element with these.

As far as the largest needles I have seen, here is one of my all-time fave extreme knitting videos:

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