We are excited to be carrying the Karbonz circular needles made by Knitter's Pride.
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 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!
Many of us knit garments and accessories, but not home decor pieces. Kelley is working on her Cable Channel Knit-Along project, which is a pillow cover, and it got me thinking about all of the cool projects you can knit to bring your love of fiber into your home. Get your knit decor on with six of my favorite patterns from Alpaca Direct!
Kelley shows you how to knit the Left Twist. This is a nice complementary stitch to regular cabling, plus you can add these twists without the extra work of using a cable needle. This stitch looks good as a border on the edge of regular cables.
Note: Please use the following sizing chart for general reference only. Sizes between different vendors and manufacturers may vary. Please match your measurements to those in the size chart below.