Why Use Bamboo Knitting Needles?

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Bamboo knitting needles are a favorite choice of many knitters both beginners and experts alike. Bamboo needles have the warmth and comforting feel of wooden needles but are usually more affordable and durable.
Why Bamboo? Bamboo is a highly renewable resource. Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world, which is why it is so highly regarded as being eco-friendly. Bamboo can also be harvested without damaging the plant which means it’s great for producing eco friendly products. How are Bamboo Knitting Needles Made? Bamboo is harvested from the wood of bamboo grass to make knitting needles. The bamboo is harvested, dried, cut, cured, and sanded to make the needles. What are the Benefits of Bamboo Knitting Needles? Bamboo knitting needles are great for working with slippery yarns like silk. Yarn is a lot less likely to slip off of bamboo needles. Metal needles and plastic needles have issues when working with slippery yarns. Bamboo needles are also prized for being lightweig…

Can Bamboo Skewers Go In The Oven?

Can Bamboo Skewers Go in the Oven?

When your intending to use wooden or bamboo skewers on the grill or in the oven, it's recommended to soak them in water. This will keep your skewers from burning to a crisp. You will at least want to soak them for 30 minutes, this will do a decent job at keeping your skewers intact during the cooking process. If possible though, for best results, you may want to soak your skewers overnight. It can take awhile for the skewers to absorb any water, so overnight will yield the best results.

Alternatively, if you want to add some flavor to your kebabs or other foods you intend to grill, you can consider soaking your skewers in juice. This will add a little more flavor over going the traditional water soak method. 

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