Knitter's Pride Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"

$15.39 Each

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Knitter's Pride Karbonz 8" 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 8" Double Points come in a set of 5 needles. These needles are also available in a 6" length.

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trueKarbonz Double Pointed Needles 8""
 
4.7

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Warm to the touch (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Socks (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (31)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great needles

I bought these to use for socks and gloves. They are marvelous needles. As advertised, they are strong, smooth and warm to the touch. The only negative about these is the little...Read complete review

I bought these to use for socks and gloves. They are marvelous needles. As advertised, they are strong, smooth and warm to the touch. The only negative about these is the little gap between the shaft and the needle tip. It does catch the yarn as it slides, but not enough to stop me from using the needles. The packaging was cumbersome as they came strapped to a piece of cardboard that was about twice the size of the needles. I ended up cutting the cardboard down to size to store the needles on the board.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

OK, but....

Bought three different forms of these needles (different circular lengths and straight double pointed). While generally they work ok, the yarn occasionally binds slightly at the transition seam between the carbon fiber shaft...Read complete review

Bought three different forms of these needles (different circular lengths and straight double pointed). While generally they work ok, the yarn occasionally binds slightly at the transition seam between the carbon fiber shaft and the metal point of the needle. While I like the sharp points of these needles, I think I will stick to using needles formed out of a single material.

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5.0

Love these needles!

By 

from Kansas City

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • pointed to make knitting easier

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

      Have to make quite a few baby christmas hats for our local hospital and so using these needles to make all the hats make it much more fun and easier!

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      • No
       
      5.0

      These needles are indeed the Knitters Pride. The best.

      By 

      from San Francisco, CA

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Smooth, elegant, holds on the stiches.

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • beenes, socks, mittens

      Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

      These lovely needles feel like having the most elegant, high quality needles ever. Love them so very much.

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      5.0

      Very light

      By 

      from Bar Harbor, Maine

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

      I really like these needles. I have all kinds of double point needles. The square ones are nice. But these are the best. Not too pointy, but pointy enough. So light in your hands. The color is great with silver tips and black body. No cons at all. I recommend them highly.

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      5.0

      The Best

      By 

      from Berkeley, CA

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      Pros

      • Tips are nice and pointed
      • tips are slippery while the body is less so

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sleeves
        • socks

        Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

        These are my favorite needles.

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        • No
         
        5.0

        Karbonz dbl point knitting needles

        By 

        from Rochester, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Points are sort of sharp

        Cons

        • Wish i had more of them

        Best Uses

          Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

          They are comfortable for my hands, the tip picks up the next stitches without problems.
          These are my favorite. With tapestry knitting I use 2 or 3 yarns of worsted so it gets thick. These needles handle it.

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          • No
           
          5.0

          Love these needles

          By 

          from Greenville, SC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Grab On Stitches
          • Pointy Enough
          • Pretty
          • Slick Enough

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Socks

            Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

            I wanted to switch from bamboo as I either keep breaking them or the cat does! Was leery of these, as thought stitches would fall off ends when working in the round, but THEY DID NOT. Needles have a nice grip, nice points, they look very professional and stylish as well.

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            5.0

            KARBONZ PIOINTED NEEDLES

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            from SAUSALITO

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            Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

            The best needles - everyone who sees me using them wants to buy them too!

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            4.0

            Feels Great In Your Hands

            By 

            from Halifax NS Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Feel In Your Hands
            • The Tips Are Awesome

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Beanies And Socks

              Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

              love this 8 inch length less stitches drop due to being longer
              makes knitting beanies and socks a breeze
              love the feel of this product
              I love this karbonz brand the wool slips off the needles nicely makes knitting for the beginner less frustrating

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              5.0

              Great needles

              By 

              from Virginia

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

              I love these needles. They are pointy and smooth, making the knitting go fast.
              I am planning to fill in the missing sizes in my stash with these needles, as soon as I have my inventory done.

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              • No

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              OK, but....

              By 

              from Seattle,, WA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Light Weight

              Cons

              • Imperfect Workmanship

              Best Uses

                Comments about true Karbonz Double Pointed Needles 8"":

                Bought three different forms of these needles (different circular lengths and straight double pointed). While generally they work ok, the yarn occasionally binds slightly at the transition seam between the carbon fiber shaft and the metal point of the needle. While I like the sharp points of these needles, I think I will stick to using needles formed out of a single material.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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