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Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6"

Knitter's Pride Karbonz 6" Double Pointed Needles have the spectacular flex and tensile strength of carbon fiber, the same material used in aerospace engineering, with a smooth, warm feel that's easy on the hands. These lightweight carbon needles have shiny, smooth, nickel-plated brass tips, flawlessly tapered to a perfect point. Karbonz 6" Double Points come in a set of 5 needles. These needles are also available in an 8" length.

Curious about Karbonz? Click here to view our in-store review.

$11.95 - $17.95 each
  • 000 US 000, 1.5mm In Stock 5 $11.95
  • 00 US 00, 1.75mm In Stock 7 $11.95
  • 0 US 0, 2.0mm In Stock 10 $14.95
  • 1 US 1, 2.25mm In Stock 18 $14.95
  • 25MM US 1.5, 2.5mm In Stock 12 $14.95
  • 2 US 2, 2.75mm In Stock 7 $14.95
  • 3MM US 2.5, 3.0mm In Stock 9 $14.95
  • 3 US 3, 3.25mm In Stock 5 $14.95
  • 4 US 4, 3.5mm In Stock 4 $14.95
  • 5 US 5, 3.75mm In Stock 26 $14.95
  • 6 US 6, 4.00mm In Stock 14 $17.95
  • 7 US 7, 4.50mm In Stock 15 $17.95
  • 8 US 8, 5.00mm In Stock 6 $17.95
  • 9 US 9, 5.50mm In Stock 9 $17.95
  • 10 US 10, 6.00mm In Stock 13 $17.95
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Knitter's PrideKarbonz Double Pointed Needles 6"
 
4.6

(based on 42 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (6)
  • Well built / quality (4)
  • Durable (3)
  • Easy on the hands (3)
  • Smooth (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Socks (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (34)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Well worth the price.

    I am incredibly impressed with these needles. They combine the best of all worlds to me:

    * They have the light weight of bamboo or wood, along with the slight...Read complete review

    I am incredibly impressed with these needles. They combine the best of all worlds to me:

    * They have the light weight of bamboo or wood, along with the slight 'grip' along the length of the needles that prevents needles from slipping out if you need to set your work down; this has often been an issue for me with metal needles, which tend to be heavier and are slightly more smooth along the length of the needle shaft.

    * They have fine metal points. My primary issue with wood and bamboo needles, since I often work with no higher than size 3 or 4 US, is dull or dulling points. I don't have to worry about the tips wearing down after a few projects as I did with my smaller bamboo needles and replacing them repeatedly costs far more than a set of these in the long run! I'm hard on my needles, and these do not feel like I might easily break them unless I'm careful.

    * I like the black. It really helps the stitches stand out without being a distraction. (Also, it's quite beautiful in person, with a subtle grain visible in it unseen in the images.) That the sizes are printed on the needle clearly, even at the very small sizes, is quite helpful, since smaller sizes aren't always available on needle sizers, and they can start blending together visually more easily than the larger sizes.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Rough Tips

    I mostly use bamboo DPNs, but can be pretty hard on them so I thought the Karbonz would be great. Unfortunately, several of the needles have burrs on the tips that catch and...Read complete review

    I mostly use bamboo DPNs, but can be pretty hard on them so I thought the Karbonz would be great. Unfortunately, several of the needles have burrs on the tips that catch and snag yarn while knitting with these. I need to try sanding them with some fine sandpaper or grinding stone, but I'm a bit disappointed that I need to 'fix' these.

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    5.0

    Love these needles!

    By Marilee

    from Anchorage, AK

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    Pros

    • Easy on the hands
    • Ninja Black Color
    • Really Sharp Tip
    • Stealth Plane Material
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • None - What's Not To Love

    Best Uses

      Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

      I have several pairs/sets of these needles and love them! The are easy on my hands when I am doing a lot of knitting, and also are not grippy like some plastic needles can be. Love the stiletto sharp tips and quality construction.

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      5.0

      Love these needles!

      By Marilee

      from Anchorage, AK

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      Pros

      • Easy on the hands
      • Nice smooth surface
      • Sharp tips
      • Stealth Plane Material

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Any Uses - Great Needles

      Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

      The needles are great - I love the good sharp tips! The surface is not super slick, but also not grabby. I guess to compare it is not as slick as aluminum, but not as grabby as plastic.
      I am making a pair of mitts with these needles, which is an alternate project with a sweater. When my hands are hurting from working on the sweater, I work on the mitts. These needles are definitely kinder to the hands!

      Service and delivery comments:

      Service and delivery are great! Quick shipping, and everything as ordered. Store has a great selection!

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      5.0

      Karbonz double pointed needles

      By Jill

      from Texas

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      Pros

      • Sharp point
      • Smooth Warm Surface

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

          Karbonz is my favorite needle...will be getting more!

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          5.0

          I would buy them again..

          By busy Knitter

          from AL

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                Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                Easy to work with, stitches don't slip so easy off your needles, when holding 4 needles at the same time knitting socks.

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                5.0

                The perfect double pointed needle

                By CGraham

                from Pueblo, Co

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                      Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                      I used these double pointed needles to make socks out of slippery acrylic yarn. The points are nice and sharp - hardly any splitting of the yarn. The carbon shafts, while allowing the yarn to move freely when knitting, also held on to the yarn so the stitches did not slip off one needle while working on another. Not sure how they can be slick yet tacky at the same time, but they are! I plan on buying a set of these in different sizes I liked them so much.

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                      5.0

                      Karbonz Yea!!!!

                      By New DPN lover

                      from Ohio

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                            Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                            Never liked DPN's until I tried these. Love them

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                            5.0

                            Love these needles

                            By YSIC

                            from Columbia MO

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                            Pros

                            • Feel Like Wood
                            • Great Point
                            • NON Slippery
                            • Yarn Glides Easily

                            Cons

                            • Expensive

                            Best Uses

                            • Sleeves For Baby Sweaters

                            Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                            I use these in sleeves for baby sweaters and as above. this part is redundant.

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                            5.0

                            Like These DP Needles

                            By Sherry

                            from Ocean Shores, WA

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                                  Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                                  I ordered needle size 1 & 2.The bamboo needles I have used for sock knitting have ended up being bent ( no longer straight) These needles so far
                                  have kept their shape.

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                                  5.0

                                  Surprized and Pleased

                                  By simplyknits

                                  from Pullman, WA

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                                  Pros

                                  • Good points
                                  • Light
                                  • Sturdy
                                  • Warm Feel

                                  Cons

                                  • Black

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Lace
                                  • Socks

                                  Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                                  I made lace socks with K3tog SSSK and these needles were sturdier than bamboos, light with a warm feel in my hand. They will not be bent out of shape or break with stitches on them. Very glad I tried them.

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                                  5.0

                                  Love them!

                                  By Idonthaveone

                                  from San Antonio

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                                        Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 6":

                                        Way too slow at mailing and receiving item.

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