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Options Short Interchangeable Caspian Circular Knitting Needle Set


The Short Options Interchangeable Needle Set is designed with shorter needle tips that connect snag-free to our distinctive emerald cable. This set includes two cables - simply attach the needle tips to create a versatile 16" interchangeable circular needle perfect for hats, sleeves, and other, more compact projects. Tip sizes are US 4,5,6,7,8,9,and 10 (3.5mm,3.75mm,4mm,4.5mm,5mm,5.5mm,and 6mm), and each tip is 2.75" long.

Featuring smooth joins, perfectly tapered tips and flexible cables, this set includes 7 of our bestselling needle tips and 2 cables to create a 16" circular knitting needle - all of which are stored in a handy vinyl case. Two small cable keys are included, which allow you to tighten your needle tips to the cables. Working on multiple projects that call for the same needle size? Use the included endcaps to safely store your project as you start the next.

Boasting the same strong and smooth layers of laminated birch that you know and love, Caspian shows off a sea-inspired colorway along with a distinctive emerald cord to complement its oceanic hues.

Note: While all of the Knit Picks Option Interchangeable Needles will fit on the shorter cables, we strongly recommend not using the longer tips on these cables - the circumference will not measure 16" and your needles can bend or break.

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5 out of 5 stars

Blissful, blissful knitting! It is so very enjoyable to knit the sleeves into a sweater using this set. No more pulling the needles in frustration or stretching the knitted piece and leaving trails in it. I cannot wait to see all the other things, such as short rows, that this set will engage. Thanks Knit Picks for this wonderful product! Highly recommended!

4 out of 5 stars

Nice for knitting hats and sleeves. Not as smooth as they could be, though. One in particular has a groove that catches the point of the other tip every stitch.

5 out of 5 stars

I love these needles! They are great for smaller items. I especially like them for sleeves. I like top down sweaters and then I get to the part to separate the sleeves from the body, I put the sleeve stitches on the two cords and attach the round holders. When I am ready to start the sleeves, the stitches are already on the cords and I can just put on the tips, pick up underarm stitches and I am ready to go. I would love some short tips in sizes 1-3. They may be too thin for wood but even metal is better than double pins. I also have the regular interchangeable set and sets of both long and short double pins. I have metal and bamboo sets but I like the Knitpicks needles best. I noticed people have trouble with the tips coming unscrewed. You must use the key. Put the key in the hole at the end of the cord and screw in the tip. With the key in place, you can really tighten the tip so it won't come unscrewed. I have also found another use for the hole in the cord. I use it to place dental floss lifelines! Put the floss through the hole in the needle you are going to knit the stitches onto and tie in in a knot then just start knitting onto that needle and the floss will follow along. When I finish the row, I untie the floss and make a slip knot and put in a locking marker. You don't have to cut the floss of the roll until you know how long a piece you will need then you can tie it off on that end.

2 out of 5 stars

I was gifted these for Christmas. I knit hats mostly, so these were a good choice for me. Sadly, they haven't pleased me that much. They're gorgeous and the perfect length, but the quality isn't that great. I've had one needle snap, and it wasn't even being strained that hard. Also the join from wood to metal isn't smooth and catches the yarn a lot. They're not awful, but they're not great either. Certainly not worth the price.

5 out of 5 stars

Love these short tip interchangeable needles. Don't use anything else now. Never had them come apart or loosen if I gave them a good tightening with the little" make it tight" tool that comes with the needles. The only time I skipped that step, things did loosen up, but that was my fault for not following directions. With a variety of cable lengths on hand, these are my go to needles. Gave sets to my daughter and to a dear friend, and they are both as happy with these needles as I am. The short tips are so so comfortable.

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