WESTING BRIDGE LLC-ChiaoGoo Red Line Circular Knitting Needles. These fabulous needles are made of stainless steel and feature a flexible, multi-strand steel cable coated in nylon which allows yarn to slide easily with a very smooth joint between the needle and the cable and the ends of the needles are angled to cut back on fatigue. Available in a variety of lengths (9in (sizes 0 to 4), 12in (sizes 0 to 8), 16in (sizes 0 to 11), 24in (sizes 0 to 11), 32in (sizes 0 to 11)and 40in (sizes 0 to 11)): each sold separately. Imported.
Good needles. Smooth. I like them for small tubes, DPNs make me crazy.
New to Stainless Steel and Love Them
This is my first pair of stainless steel knit needles and WOW ! What a smooth knitting experience. It was also my first time using a 9" circular needle and would love to have 9" stainless steel in all the sizes. They are expensive but its worth especially if you use a certain size a lot - treat yourself!
I've always preferred circular needles for all my knitting so I purchased this a little while back to knit socks for my partner. While it took a little getting used to at first, once I got the hang of it, it became very comfortable and easy and ended up knitting 4 pairs of socks for him in a month, which he absolutely loves. Using this needle made knitting socks significantly less "fiddly" as opposed to DPNs.
If you hate DPNs, these may be your answer
I am a klutz and I cannot get the hang of DPNs. The Chiao Goos have changed my life. No more laddering, no more dropped stitches, and knitting is so much faster because you never have to readjust from inenerdle to the other, you just keep going.
I love these ChiaoGoo short circulars for knitting my socks!
Love These Little Needles
Okay you'll need to get used to using a small circular but once you do these needles work great! I don't like the magic loop method and dpn's can be awkward at times. Once I got used to these and honestly it didn't take very long, I fell in love with knitting socks all over again. haha These will also work really well for things like sleeves, baby hats and any smaller circumference that requires dpn's so I'll be buying other sizes too. The needles are nicely made and there's no snagging at the join. I love them!
Great sock needle
Just the right size for socks. Takes a little getting used to as opposed to DPNs. Fast needles, but not so slick that the yarn falls off. Great choice if you don’t like magic loop and find dpns akward to use. I will buy other sizes for use with different yarn or patterns.