Every beginner knows this question; which knitting needles are the best for me? What choices should I make and what should I pay attention to? There are knitting needles in abundance, like Single Pointed Knitting Needles, Circular Knitting Needles, Double Pointed Knitting Needles or Interchangeable Knitting Needles. But these differ again in thickness, length and material, for example they can be made of bamboo, aluminum, steel or acrylic.
As you can see, with such a large selection, the decision is really not easy. With this blog entry today we would like to introduce you to some of the knitting needles that are suitable for beginners and give you tips on what to look out for when choosing your knitting needles.
First of all, we would like to introduce the different types of needles
Interchangeable circular needles
The Interchangeable Circular Needles are particularly suitable for round projects, so if you are a beginner and want to knit your first hat or loop, then this type of knitting needles is just the thing you need. The circular needles are easier to use for beginners, like the double pointed needles, which are also very often used for round projects. The needle tips can be connected to the appropriate cable lengths, so you have the right needle ready for every project. Take a look at our Interchangeable Circular Needles Sets.
Single Pointed Needles
The classic knitting needles with a blocker at the end, which are very well known to many, are a popular choice for beginners. By simply rowing back and forth, you can knit simple models and thus expand your knowledge. The Single Pointed Needles are suitable for flat projects such as scarves, blankets or pillow cases. You can find the Single Pointed Needles in many different sizes on our website. Take a look at our wide range and order your favorite knitting needles.
But the question now is, which type of needles do I use as a beginner? That depends entirely on your project, let's first clarify what you want to knit. Is it a well-rounded project like socks, loops or hats? Then you should prefer our Interchangeable Circular needles. Is it a scarf, a blanket, or maybe a pillow case? So, you should choose single pointed needles. Our Mindful Collection Needles are made of sturdy steel, yet are light as a feather and lie comfortably in your hands. The steel needles are durable and do not lose their shine for long years. Did you know that the jingling of steel needles has a calming effect? So you can create your works and relax at the same time. This is yoga for your soul.
We very much hope that this article has helped you to choose your knitting needles. You can find the best knitting needles that suit your needs at our Mindful Collection. Also you can find a lot of Sets, with which you as a beginner are perfect equipped. Now you know how to find the best needles to begin, so don’t wait, buy your Mindful Knitting Needles and start knitting.