Monday, 7 December 2009

Did they really make knitting needles?

I was merrily practising my knitting (trying out drop stitch scarf pattern) when I noticed the name on the knitting needles.




Is it just me who find this, er, unusual?

10 comments:

Chris Gray said...

...maybe these were originally "quality control" tools....;-)

Guzzisue said...

hehe

Woolly Bits said...

hm, the shape might be ok, just the sizing is all wrong - I hope?:)) or maybe they just put some hardening stuff into the basic materials??? change of topic:))

Gina said...

LOL

Love and hugs Gina xx

BumbleVee said...

hahahha.... I've never heard of Durex...but, can guess exactly what they make just from the preceeding comments...hahah...good one Guzzi....

Textile Art Showcase said...

A very interesting find Sue!

Sally H said...

Brings to mind some very warped urban myths!!!!!

maggi said...

The mind boggles.

JaneO said...

Perhaps you supposed to use them to fend off advances.

Jackie said...

As long as they didn't use them to knit the 'product'....