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Circular Needles

Circular needles are used for knitting in the round. A long circular needle (40-47 inches) is perfect for doing Magic Loop. Circulars are also used for knitting large flat items like blankets, shawls, and anything that won’t fit on a standard straight needle.

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Recommended Circular Needles: Addi Turbo by Skacel

Addi Turbo Needles - Closeup of Tips

My favorite circular needles for knitting FAST. The blunt tips don’t hurt your fingertips, and the joins are smooth as silk.

My recommended needle lengths are:
– 47″ for two-at-a-time knitting
– 40″ for anything else on Magic Loop
– 30-47″ for Moebius knitting

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Blog Post: The Best Circular Needles For Magic Loop

By Liat Gat – Founder / Magic Loop, Recommended Resources / October 16, 2010 / 51 Comments

You really only need one piece of equipment to start learning Magic Loop: a 40– to 47-inch-long circular needle in a medium size, say, US size 7 or 8. Here are the brands I recommend.

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