HiyaHiya Bamboo Circular Needles
Bamboo is a wonderful material for knitting needles. It is light weight and has a warmth to it similar to wooden needles. HiyaHiya injects the bamboo with resin, this makes the needles extra smooth and extra strong too, resisting splintering and warping. Knitters will feel the soft grain of the bamboo as they knit but the stitches will slide easily, even over the join between the cord and the needle. Bamboo is a terrific choice for beginner knitters as the slight friction of the grain will give knitters more control and prevent slippage. HiyaHiya's needle cords are flexible and easy to handle. The needle tips are quite sharp and will appeal to those who enjoy precision in their needle tips.
Choose your circular needles based on size and also length. In general, 40cm/16" lengths are good for hats, short cowls and new born pullovers, use 60cm/24" lengths for child size pullovers, use 80cm/32cm lengths for long cowls, adult pullovers, and blankets, 80cm/32" and 100cm/40" are the best for using the magic loop knitting technique.
Tips for the 40cm/16" needles are 9cm/3.5" long and the longer lengths come with a 12.5cm/5" long tip. Both are very comfortable to use.
Bonus: HiyaHiya circular needles comes with a free locking stitch marker to mark the beginning of your round. Nice!