February 28, 2019 2 min read

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Our Review of Knitter's Pride Karbonz Circular Needles

We are excited to be carrying the Karbonz circular needles made by Knitter's Pride.

I am using sock yarnKarbonz circular needles in size US #1 40 inch, and a pattern called Isabella D’Este found in The Knitter’s Book of Socks which I have checked out from our local library.

The needles feel light as a feather in my hands. The finish is similar to wood but just a hair more slippery to the touch.  People who love wooden needles should definitely try these circulars. The cord is soft and flexible and feels similar to signature cords and the join from the needle to the cord feels smooth and stitches move freely from the cord to the needle without catching on the join.

knitter's pride karbonz circular needles

Knitter's Pride Karbonz Circular Needles

The brass tips of the needle are not a lace tip but somewhere in between Skacel’s Addi Turbo’s and their Addi Rocket Needles.

 

karbonz circular needles joins closeup

Knitter's Pride Karbonz Closeup View of the Joins

 

I am finding the needles a joy to knit my pair of socks with! The brass tip is well constructed with a dark Carbon Fiber body with excellent tensile strength. One thing I've found is that dark colored yarns do not show up very well on the dark Carbon Fiber body.

On the plus side, the US size and mm are clearly written on the face of the Carbon Fiber in white ink so you can see the size without glasses. The price for the needles is a great buy for such a quality set of circular needles.

Here is a video where I compare Chiaogoo, Addi Turbos, and Knitter's Pride Circular needles.  I also have a detailed review of Addi turbo rockets

 

I hope you found this helpful and enjoy your Karbonz needles!

 

 

Kelley Hobart
Kelley Hobart



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