Fixed Circular 9"/230mm
At just 9" tip to tip, these needles are great for socks, children's and baby items, and some sleeves. Many people who struggle with DPNs or Magic Loop find 9" circulars to be the answer.
Due to their short length, the tips are often shorter than you may be used to, or curved/bent. Knitters often need to adjust their style slightly in order to use 9" circulars, but as mentioned, many find it worth the effort.
- Driftwood is a birch needle from Lykke (pronounced "like"). Wood is warm to the touch. These needles are slick, but not slippery, and have a nice point. Many Darn Yarnian's enjoy using the Driftwood line, they're a pleasure to work with.
- Kollage Square are made of aluminum in Canada. They have sharper points. Being metal, they are on the slippery side. Yes, they really are square. Many find the square shape to be easier on their hands and helps create more uniform stitches and comfortable knitting.