Recommended Straight Needles: 10-Inch Rosewood Needles by Lantern Moon
A less-expensive option, and my second-favorite brand of straight needles, is Lantern Moon needles. Knitting with them is, as Cam, owner of Stix Yarn in Bozeman, says, “a full-body experience.”
Recommended Straight Needles: 10-Inch Signature Needles by Signature Needle Arts
Signature Needles are the official straight needle of KnitFreedom. Their stiletto-tip straight needle is smooth, accurate, and perfect for lace knitting.
I recommend the 10″ length, stiletto tip (for any knitting). The cap style is up to you!
Recommended Straight Needles: Size 10 Birch Needles by Brittany Needles
Birchwood knitting needles are a great beginner knitting needle. Avoid the cheap aluminum knitting needles found at craft stores (or at least invest in a pair of wooden needles as soon as you can). You will enjoy the movements and stitchwork of knitting so much more when you’re not battling with cheap products.
Blog Post: The Ultimate New Knitter’s Toolkit – Needles, Yarn, Notions, and Supplies to Buy For Beginning KnittersBy Liat Gat – Founder / Holiday/Gifting, Recommended Resources / December 17, 2014 / 106 Comments
Here is the ultimate knitting toolkit I recommend to support the new knitter in your life. Links to all recommended supplies like needles, yarn, knitting bag, and notions.Read Post »
By Liat Gat – Founder / Recommended Resources / September 2, 2010 / 15 Comments
In knitting, you must use the right tools for the job. If you are using regular Addi Turbos to do lacework, or any pattern requiring many increases and decreases, the blunt-tipped knitting needles are probably slowing you down and making you work hard for those stitches.Read Post »