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Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16"

Knitter's Pride Karbonz 16" Fixed Circular Needles have the spectacular flex and tensile strength of carbon fiber, the same material used in aerospace engineering, with a warm feel like wood. These lightweight carbon circulars feature durable, flexible cables with a smooth join for easy, no-snag knitting. Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles have shiny, sharp, nickel-plated brass points and a smooth surface that's easy on the hands. These needles are also available in 24", 32", and 40" lengths.

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$15.39 - $18.49 each
  • 0 US 0, 2.0mm In Stock 12 $15.39
  • 1 US 1, 2.25mm In Stock 17 $15.39
  • 25MM US 1.5, 2.5mm In Stock 10 $15.39
  • 2 US 2, 2.75mm In Stock 15 $15.39
  • 3MM US 2.5, 3.0mm In Stock 11 $15.39
  • 3 US 3, 3.25mm In Stock 13 $15.39
  • 4 US 4, 3.5mm In Stock 9 $15.39
  • 5 US 5, 3.75mm In Stock 11 $15.39
  • 6 US 6, 4.00mm In Stock 5 $18.49
  • 7 US 7, 4.50mm In Stock 15 $18.49
  • 8 US 8, 5.00mm In Stock 10 $18.49
  • 9 US 9, 5.50mm In Stock 9 $18.49
  • 10 US 10, 6.00mm In Stock 9 $18.49
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Knitter's PrideKarbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16"
 
4.4

(based on 11 reviews)

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82%

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        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Great for colorwork!

        I particularly like using these needles for colorwork because the carbon has a bit of a bite, which means you can keep your stitches spread somewhat and the tension relaxed. I bought the...Read complete review

        I particularly like using these needles for colorwork because the carbon has a bit of a bite, which means you can keep your stitches spread somewhat and the tension relaxed. I bought the 16-incher for the sleeves of a colorwork sweater. I also particularly appreciate the pointy tips of the needles, which is useful for lacework.

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        Nice needles but bad joins

        I so wanted to love these needles, as I knit a lot of socks with Size 0/1, and wanted something I wouldn't have to worry about breaking. I love the carbon fiber...Read complete review

        I so wanted to love these needles, as I knit a lot of socks with Size 0/1, and wanted something I wouldn't have to worry about breaking. I love the carbon fiber material (warm), and the cords are really nice as they don't hold a curled shape and have a good solid feel. Unfortunately, as is the case with most small-sized needles, the joins snagged. Specifically, one had good joins, while the other snagged (I had bought 2 sets), so I'm thinking its a quality control problem.
        As usual, Webs was happy to take the return and followed through with the banking expeditiously.

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        5.0

        Love These!

        By KnitGlutenFree

        from Chicagoland

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

            These are extremely comfortable to use, and they do an excellent job at creating even stitches. Karbonz are now one of my favorite needles.

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            5.0

            LOVE

            By DKB the knitter

            from Quincy, MA

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            Pros

            • Flexible comfortable
            • Graphite Circular Point

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                I love these needles. Recently needed some 16" needles to make knitting Christmas stockings faster - - these totally fit the bill.

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                5.0

                Love These Needles

                By Kathy

                from MD

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • flexible cables
                • Not too pointy
                • Pointy tips
                • Smooth joins

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                  Have used these for a child's hat and sweater. Love them. Will definitely be ordering more.

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                  1.0

                  Dissappointed!

                  By candyaj

                  from SC

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                        Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                        I had been dying to try these needles and I am SUPER disappointed. Ordered several sets and not only do they snag at the joint but just beyond the tip on both sides. SO ANNOYING!

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great for colorwork!

                        By mkg

                        from Middlesex, VT

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                              Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                              I particularly like using these needles for colorwork because the carbon has a bit of a bite, which means you can keep your stitches spread somewhat and the tension relaxed. I bought the 16-incher for the sleeves of a colorwork sweater. I also particularly appreciate the pointy tips of the needles, which is useful for lacework.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Needles!

                              By Twin City Knitter

                              from Minneapolis, MN

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                                    Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                                    Just beautiful needles! Joins are smooth, points are just right, AND they really look good! I'll be back for more.

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great customer Service

                                    By Cam

                                    from Brick, NJ

                                    Verified Buyer

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                                          Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                                          Karbonx knitting needles for making hats and socks. I like the size and pointy tips. Once they replaced the defective needle I'm happy with the product.

                                          Service and delivery comments:

                                          I received a defective knitting needle. I emailed customer service and within a short time they emailed me back and told me they were shipping out a new needle and to hold on to the defective one until I received the new needle. I didn't even have to send the defective one back!! How convenient is that.

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                                          5.0

                                          Knitting in the round

                                          By Sally B

                                          from Greensboro, NC

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                                          Pros

                                          • Light
                                          • Small Size
                                          • Smooth Points

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Children's Clothing
                                            • Small projects

                                            Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                                            These needles work well for infant hats made in the round. The shorter length makes it possible to avoid using double pointed needles on these smaller projects.

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                                            5.0

                                            They glide so easily and feel so nice.

                                            By Servant_to_a_Cat

                                            from Apopka, Fl

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                                                  Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                                                  The best needles I've used so far and I have been knitting since 8 years of age.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Zippy looks

                                                  By Alice in the Heartland

                                                  from Middle of Iowa

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Fast
                                                  • Look good
                                                  • Smooth join

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Not sharp enough

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Socks

                                                  Comments about Knitter's Pride Karbonz Fixed Circular Needles 16":

                                                  I like the looks of this product but wish it offered a 20" length. Right now I'm using them on a cotton blend and they are working fairly well. The tips tend to occasionally split the plies when I don't pay close attention.

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