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Alternative uses for knitting needles

  • Chopsticks: Knit 1, purl 1, eat 1
  • Hair bun sticks: Use for a stylish up-do. later you can literally let your hair down and knit.
  • Fruit kabob stick: Dpns can be good for your health.
  • Emergency recovery assistance: Use a knitting needle to whack whatever fell behind the dresser back to where you can reach it.
  • Decorative accent: A vase full of knitting needles is practical and pretty.
  • Bag handles: With a stopper securely on the pointed end, knitting needles can make awesome flat handles for a knit tote.
  • Soil aerator: Poke holes in the ground. Good for the soil; good for your stress level.

Any other ideas?