Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with Chrome, its shiny smooth surface is a knitter's delight. The cuboid shape in cross section gradually gives way to perfectly tapered brass needle tips. Unique ergonomic shape provides excellent grip and uniform stitch definition to the knit fabric. Now with more pointed and tapered tips - helps in easy picking of stitches. Shiny smooth surface ensures quick gliding of stitches. Perfect for knitting socks and other small projects. Light weight insures comfort in the hand and hours of stress free, satisfying knitting. Needle size is measured diagonally, fits into a standard needle sizer, just like round needles.