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Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles

Lantern Moon knitting needles are the finest and the fastest wooden needles anywhere in the world. We are proud to introduce our Lantern Moon "Destiny" circular needles. They are handcrafted using the same "liquid silk" finish as our now famous rosewood and ebony straight needles. The family who makes Lantern Moon Knitting Needles considers it their "Destiny" to make them. Their story is one of courage, sacrifice, family, perserverance and destiny. And... it is the story about how our needles come to you. Click HERE to read their story. The brass connection is machined, honed and polished together with the needle to create a virtually seamless connection. Yarn slides effortlessly back and forth between needle and cord. Nylon connection cord uncoils easily, stays relaxed and is tinted for visibility. Needles swivel at connection to avoid kinks. Destiny Circular Needles: Currently available in ebony and rosewood US sizes: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5 and 11. length: 16, 26, 32 and 40"

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$29.40 each $20.59 each
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Lantern MoonDestiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles
 
3.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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5.0

Use these needles all the time

By Outsidegrrl

from Anchorage AK

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Can Withstand Use
  • Easy To Use
  • Not Too Slippery
  • Not To Rough
  • Point On The Tip Is Nice
  • They don't twist

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles:

      I've been using these needles for years and love them! The surface of these needles is the nicest I've found. Metallic needles are a little too slick for some yarns. The points on these needles are a little sharper than some of the bamboo needles out there, so it is easy to get the needle through the yarn loop accurately. I love them!

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      5.0

      Great Needles!

      By Jackie

      from Gaylord, MI

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • They don't twist

      Cons

        Best Uses

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        Comments about Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles:

        Lantern Moon Rosewood needles are my favorites. They wear well and are a joy to use. Well worth the "splurge".

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        4.0

        My go-to Needles

        By Lise

        from DC

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles:

            I actually love these needles and was surprised to see the negative reviews. I've used the straights, circulars and dpns.

            As a knitter in general, I only use circulars, and I've been really happy with these. As a rough estimate, I think I have about a dozen pairs of circulars. There was a bit of roughness on a single pair that smoothed out pretty quickly. I've never broken one, they've never seemed to get dry or brittle. The join may not be the best, but it's better than other needles I've used, and I've never found the joins especially troublesome.

            I've been intrigued by the notion of square needles and gave them a spin with disastrous results. I've had 3 needles of an interchangeable set arrive with such snags and catches that I actually couldn't knit with them. I had one snap off at the join for no apparent reason... they're spendier, but I think I'll stick withe Lantern Moons.

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Sorry for what I did

            By granny

            from Orting, Wal

            About Me Experienced, I know bad needles, I know good needles, I know needles, Knitter for 64 years

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            Pros

            • It's a knitting needle

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use
            • It's a BAD needle

            Best Uses

            • To look at

            Comments about Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles:

            These are pretty needles, but so terrible frustrating to try to use. It's the joins on mine that are not good, they are not smooth, they catch the yarn every time. A needle this expensive should be absolutely smooth. I was so disappointed in this product and disgusted with myself to think I let a picture of this needle blow my common sense away. I am sorry I wasted my money on this needle.

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Pretty, but useless

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            By Gregory

            from Maryland

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            Comments about Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles:

            I used for half a row on a small lace piece, using a silk yarn I have used a lot, and the joint was so bad that I didn't even waste time knitting it off. I have used circular needles for almost forty years and never found one as bad. These are embarrassing for Webs and I shall throw mine away.

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            (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Just plain disappointed

            By Anonymous

            from Undisclosed

            Comments about Lantern Moon Destiny Rosewood 16" Circular Needles:

            Sure, these are truly lovely to look at and the price tag makes them seem elusive, but they're hands-down my least favorite needles. First of all, Lantern Moon needles seem to have some sort of glossy finish that I at first mistook for simply smoothness of the wood. The finish is easily cracked/scratched/worn off and snags yarn. It reminds me of when nail polish starts chipping off of nails. A big gripe I have regarding the destiny circulars in particular - the join is NOT a smooth one. I knit rather loosely, and every single time the fabric was pushed from the cord to the LH needle, the yarn snagging on the joint sounded like cracking knuckles. A few rounds was enough to make me put down my work and make a special trip to my LYS to buy new circular needles. I hate writing bad reviews...I can honestly say that I have tried at least 5 different types of Lantern Moon needles (sock dpns, straights, and circulars) and the problems are consistent.

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