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4.3

Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles

Crafted in Germany from scrap wood salvaged from a piano manufacturer, these needles are just gorgeous. They are wonderful to knit with. The wood is smooth and the yarn moves effortlessly over the needles. These needles are a perfect treat for yourself or the knitter in your life. Sizes listed are United States size, however, they are only approximations of the original European millimeter size.

This yarn is available online only. Local customers can choose the In-Store Pickup option when placing their order online.

$15.00 each
Description UPC Code In Stock Price Qty
US 3, 3.25 mm US 3, 3.25 mm EBONYCIR243 5 $15.00 Add to List
US 4, 3.5 mm US 4, 3.5 mm EBONYCIR244 3 $15.00 Add to List
US 6, 4 mm US 6, 4 mm EBONYCIR246 6 $15.00 Add to List
US 7, 4.5 mm US 7, 4.5 mm EBONYCIR247 4 $15.00 Add to List
US 8, 5 mm US 8, 5 mm EBONYCIR248 Backordered $15.00 Add to List
US 9, 5.5 mm US 9, 5.5 mm EBONYCIR249 4 $15.00 Add to List
US 10, 6 mm US 10, 6 mm EBONYCIR2410 3 $15.00 Add to List
US 10.75, 7 mm US 10.75, 7 mm EBONYCIR2410.75 6 $15.00 Add to List
US 11, 8 mm US 11, 8 mm EBONYCIR2411 3 $15.00 Add to List

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Susanne'sEbony 24" Circular Needles
 
4.3

(based on 11 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Can withstand use (7)
  • Versatile (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (5)
    • Travel (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (9)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Still the best!

    I keep returning to these, nothing beats them. You can get beautifully precise lace tips by shaping with a little scrap of sandpaper, and rubbing in a little oil (of ANY kind)...Read complete review

    I keep returning to these, nothing beats them. You can get beautifully precise lace tips by shaping with a little scrap of sandpaper, and rubbing in a little oil (of ANY kind) brings the finish back to original. I love that they are not lacquered or coated with any chemical finish or whatever, because they acquire a marble-smooth finish with use as oils from skin and wool get rubbed in over time. And no matter how fine a yarn you knit with these, nothing ever gets slowed down by stitches needing to be "helped" over the join. Also, after a number of years in the desert, where wood shrinks and glues disintegrate, these are the only brand that have never once fallen apart. I only wish they also came in 16" length. These are the best ebony needles I have ever used, bar none

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Hit and miss

    The first pair of Susanne's circular needles that I got was great, so I bought a second pair. I didn't make it very far before the joint came loose. I am disappointed at...Read complete review

    The first pair of Susanne's circular needles that I got was great, so I bought a second pair. I didn't make it very far before the joint came loose. I am disappointed at the poor quality.

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    1.0

    I will never buy it any more

    By Anastasia

    from Russian Federation, Moscow

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        Best Uses

          Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

          The cables are very hard and twisted. and more over that one of the cable was scratched or the sport of glue.

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          5.0

          My favorite needles

          By Lisa the Librarian

          from Hamburg, NY

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

              I love these ebony knitting needles. I have bought them in a variety of sizes and lengths because they make knitting so much more enjoyable. The more I use them the smoother they feel and the join is not even noticeable. A real pleasure to knit with and I will continue to add to my collection.

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              5.0

              Still the best!

              By MacChick

              from USA

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Can Withstand Use
              • Easy To Use
              • Marble-smooth With Use
              • No-snag Joins
              • Tips Easily Sanded To Pt
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                I keep returning to these, nothing beats them. You can get beautifully precise lace tips by shaping with a little scrap of sandpaper, and rubbing in a little oil (of ANY kind) brings the finish back to original. I love that they are not lacquered or coated with any chemical finish or whatever, because they acquire a marble-smooth finish with use as oils from skin and wool get rubbed in over time. And no matter how fine a yarn you knit with these, nothing ever gets slowed down by stitches needing to be "helped" over the join. Also, after a number of years in the desert, where wood shrinks and glues disintegrate, these are the only brand that have never once fallen apart. I only wish they also came in 16" length. These are the best ebony needles I have ever used, bar none

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                • No

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                5.0

                Spacifically looked for this brand

                By watts459

                from illinois

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                  this was the fifth or sixth time buying this brand. I have had nothing but good experiences with them.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Hand made fine wood knitting needles

                  By Marfa

                  from Denton, TX

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                  Pros

                  • Can Withstand Use
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                    I find these wood knitting needles to be the best I have ever used. They withstand use, sometimes abuse, as I have a very tight grip when I knit--depending on the yarn--and they never have splintered like other woods or bamboo needles.
                    My only complaint is the size variety is very limited to the smaller needles. Some of the middle range or larger--for bulky yarns--are not available.
                    I think they would support heavier yarns, if they were offered.
                    They are my favorite needle to use, though they limit me to lighter weight yarns and more delicate projects.

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                    • No

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                    1.0

                    Hit and miss

                    By Lana Mama

                    from Greenwich, CT

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • Breaks Easily

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                      The first pair of Susanne's circular needles that I got was great, so I bought a second pair. I didn't make it very far before the joint came loose. I am disappointed at the poor quality.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Stand-Out In a League of Their Own

                      By knitorious and sticks-a-gogo

                      from Los Gatos

                      About Me Experienced, Experiments With Ideas

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Smooth As Silk
                      • Well-made Construction

                      Cons

                      • Limited Range Of Sizes

                      Best Uses

                      • Knitting

                      Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                      Susanne's Ebony Needles cannot be imitated. The join on the circular needles does not catch the yarn like other brands. The needles are constructed out of old pianos found in Europe and the legacy of the product I find fascinating.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      excellent needles

                      By yarn bomba-dear

                      from Denton, TX

                      About Me Experienced, Lesure knitter for family, Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Can Withstand Use
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Truly a lovely wood
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • Limited sizes

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Love knitting with them
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                      I bought these needles because I love to use wood over any other material. Not only were these needles easy to work with but they do not catch the yarn, tug or snag any type of natural materials used. Truly a plus because I find metal drags and gets very scratched eventually making knitting very slow.
                      Plastic or acrylic needles and I just do not get along, they just do not feel good in my fingers and drag on the silk wool blends I like to use a lot.
                      Bamboo is my least favorite knitting needle because it splinters and does not age well, especially the way I knit.
                      Love these specialty wood needles both straights and circular are my favorite.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      susanne's are over the top

                      By funkyknitter

                      from kannapolis, north carolina

                      About Me Experienced, Funky knitter, Handspinner, Hats socks mostly

                      Pros

                      • Can Withstand Use
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Silk in your hands
                      • Smooth joins no snags
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • Expensive hard to find

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Laceweight yarns
                      • Professional
                      • Soaks soar

                      Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                      Love dpns in rosewood for socks, circs for sweaters, straights for lacework. Tips are not too blunt to pick up small stitches or frog small stuff where dropping a stitch would not be fun. Joins are so smooth you hardly know they're there. Luxury is the name of the game.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I wish they could all be Susanne's Ebony

                      By Seajules

                      from Valrico, Florida

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Can Withstand Use
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Susanne's Ebony 24" Circular Needles:

                          I can only use wooden needles, and these are the best I've found. Durable, smooth, and great at holding a sharp point even with a lot of use. I only wish I could get every size and circular length in these needles!

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