Clover’s Takumi Premium Bamboo Knitting Needles US Size 9 (5.5mm

needlesEvery knitter has their own opinion on which knitting needle feels right to them. If you are looking for an easy set of knitting needles Clover’s bamboo knitting needles are a great choice. Bamboo knitting needles are easier to learn with compared to traditional metal knitting needles. The unique texture of bamboo makes it where your stitches do not slide off as easily.

The Pros and Cons:

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Different knitting needles have different pros and cons. I recommend trying different types of knitting needles, so you can find what best fits you. Below is a short list of pros and cons.

Pros

  • 1.The texture of bamboo makes it easier to control your knitting needles
  • 2.The tips of the needles aren’t as sharp as traditional knitting needles
  • 3.Bamboo is light weight
  • 4.Bamboo is an eco friendly material

Cons

  • 1. Bamboo tends to slow you down, because the texture does not allow the yarn to slide as quickly as traditional metal knitting needles.

My Personal Opinion:

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As someone new to knitting, I’ve found that the Bamboo knitting needles are much easier to work with than traditional knitting needles. Thanks to this set of needles my stitches do not fall of as easy. Anyone new to knitting -like me- will find these knitting needles are easier to learn. Personally I love the feel of these needles.  I highly recommend Clovers Takumi Bamboo knitting needles they will make learning to knit so much easier!

Where to Buy:

http://www.clover-usa.com/product/268056/3011/_/Takumi_Bamboo_Knitting_Needles_Single_Pointed_(9_INCH)

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Clover-Bamboo-Single-Point-Knitting-Needles/21990054

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