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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.

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    $11.95 - $17.95 each
    • 000 US 000, 1.5mm In Stock 13 $11.95
    • 00 US 00, 1.75mm In Stock 6 $11.95
    • 0 US 0, 2.0mm In Stock 14 $14.95
    • 1 US 1, 2.25mm In Stock 28 $14.95
    • 25MM US 1.5, 2.5mm In Stock 15 $14.95
    • 2 US 2, 2.75mm In Stock 20 $14.95
    • 3MM US 2.5, 3.0mm In Stock 10 $14.95
    • 3 US 3, 3.25mm In Stock 9 $14.95
    • 4 US 4, 3.5mm In Stock 9 $14.95
    • 5 US 5, 3.75mm In Stock 18 $14.95
    • 6 US 6, 4.00mm In Stock 18 $17.95
    • 7 US 7, 4.50mm In Stock 16 $17.95
    • 8 US 8, 5.00mm In Stock 12 $17.95
    • 9 US 9, 5.50mm In Stock 11 $17.95
    • 10 US 10, 6.00mm In Stock 14 $17.95
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    Knitter's PrideKarbonz Double Pointed Needles 6"
     
    4.5

    (based on 38 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (30)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

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      (2)

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      (2)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (6)
    • Well built / quality (4)
    • Smooth (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Socks (6)
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      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

      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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                              4.0

                              Overall great product

                              By Mama

                              from Seattle, WA

                              Pros

                              • Love the feel and weight

                              Cons

                              • Some Tips Have Burrs

                              Best Uses

                              • Socks

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

                              Have a set of interchangeable and double points, overall love the weight and feel of the needles and love knitting on them. Double points great for sock knitting. Only issue so far is a some of the double point needles have burrs on end, not sure how or if I can fix on my own. Will contact LYS where I purchased and see if can fix problem. Otherwise I love them!

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                              5.0

                              wonderful

                              By Karen

                              from Mississauga

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

                              These are wonderful. Light, hardly know they are on the yarn!! Love the points. Very easy to knit with

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                              5.0

                              Love these needles!

                              By Buddy's Mom

                              from Iowa

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                              Pros

                              • Don't bend out of shape
                              • Feel Good In The Hand
                              • Just Look Cool
                              • Yarn Doesn't Slip Off

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Delicate work
                                • Mittens
                                • Socks

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

                                I decided I was going to try these needles as I needed a size I didn't have. I was so glad I did! They are wonderful -- feel good in the hand, won't bend out of shape as some metal needles do. Now I hope they will make them in larger sizes.

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                                5.0

                                Love them!

                                By Cosmo's Mom

                                from Tampa, fl

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                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Light

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Anything

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

                                  I used these for a hat with worsted weight and knitted like a dream! Look forward to trying them with socks and stuffies.

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