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Thursday, March 13, 2014

knitter's pride karbonz dpns review & more



So here we have a new pair of socks.  I am crazy about making socks this time and it is part of my fun.  Probably next month I will be making my own pattern, as I have focus on what I want.  I will need to test it and see how it comes along.  It is inspired by the fact that I have been making The Brethren Sock.  I asked   Millard Fontenot if he minded the inspirational pattern and I got a green light.  Thank my Brethren.

Golden Pear Brethren WIP

So here you see my newest acquisition in dpns (double pointed needles). These are Karbonz by Knitter's Pride.  They are carbon fiber as I understand it and the feel very nice to the touch.  I have not felt that they are week or that the points will come out.  They are not slick, yet they are not really grabby.To quote "A revolutionary product!! New-age needles made from High-Tech carbon fiber with tips in nickel plated brass!"  They come in  sizes from 1.0 mm to 6.0 mm I have to agree with this assessment.  These are great dpns and at a great price when you consider the alternatives out there for people like me.  What do I mean?  I tend to bend or break dpns, no kidding.  I give them 2 thumbs up.  From now on when I purchase dpns, I will have to consider these babies for sure.   Hope you like my review and my work in progress, thanks for stopping by!