Circular Needles

$30.00

Our circular knitting needles employ our patented hexagonal shape you have come to love in our single and double point needles. The all Michigan made stainless steel, nickel free, connector allows the sturdy yet supple cord to swivel and rotate smoothly preventing any twisting of your knitting. The join is perfectly smooth and your fiber will not catch or snag as it transitions from the cord, over the connector, to the needle. The needles are hand sanded and polished to a smooth finish with 100% natural beeswax providing a most pleasurable knitting experience.

Our circular needles are available in US Sizes 2 through US Size 15. The needle barrel length on our 16”circular is 3.5” long. Barrel length on 24”, 32” and 40” circular needles comes in a standard 4” length. We measure our circular needles from needle tip to needle tip. Custom orders are available on your needle barrel and cord lengths. Please allow for extra time for processing custom orders as we handcraft all of our knitting needles and products.

Size 2 Circulars are available in Maple only.

Sizes 3, 4 and 5 Circulars are available in Maple and Cherry.

Sizes 6 through Sizes 15 Circulars are available in Maple, Cherry and Walnut.

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Description

Product Information

  • The hexagonal shape provides multiple resting points for your fingers
  • No need to grip the needle tightly to have control of the needles
  • Yarn rests on the outer points of the hex shape, this keeps your stitch gauge true to size
  • Flat side of the hexagonal shape is just underneath the yarn giving you a little extra room to easily slide your needle under the yarn to pick up your stitch
  • Knitting multiple stitches together or knitting into the front and back of a stitch has never been easier
  • You receive a very even tension and a crisply defined stitch
  • Circulars have a very smooth join that swivels
  • Made from North American hardwoods from sustainable forests in the Great Lakes region, walnut, cherry and maple
  • 100% natural beeswax finish, containing no petroleum products

Made in Michigan – Made in the USA

Wood Options & Characteristics

We handcraft our hexagonal knitting needles using three sustainable North American hardwoods; walnut, cherry and maple. The maple is the lightest in color, the strongest, and when we hand sand the needles, because of the dense wood grain, it polishes up to be the slickest of the three woods. The maple will never be as slick as a metal needle and the hexagonal shape keeps the stitches where you want them to be. The cherry wood is a medium honey color and is the middle range of slickness, and the walnut is the darkest color, chocolate like, and has the most grab. All three woods are smooth and the differences are fairly minor. The size 2 is our smallest size and we can only make the size 2’s in the maple wood. Sizes 3, 4 and 5 we make in maple and cherry, and the size 6 and larger we can add in the walnut. We use 100% natural Michigan beeswax to condition the wood during the sanding process. There are no laminates or toxic finishes.