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ChiaoGoo Interchangeable Needle Set
ChiaoGoo Interchangeable Needle Sets are available in several combinations of tip material, tip length, and needle size!
SPIN™ sets include bamboo tips and three clear nylon SPIN™ cable lengths that allow the tips to swivel freely.
TWIST™ sets include surgical stainless steel, lace tips and three cable lengths. TWIST™ red cables are memory free! They consist of a multi-strand, steel cable coated with red nylon.
Also included with each set are easy-to-read, coded cable connectors, end stoppers, T-shaped tightening keys, stitch markers, a needle gauge and compact, zipper-enclosed, fabric case. TWIST™ & SPIN™ tips, cables and accessories are all switchable!
4" Sets allow you to make a 16" circular (measured tip-to-tip) - perfect for hat knitting! A total of three cable lengths are included (8", 14", and 22") to make 16", 22" and 30" needle assemblies.
5" Sets allow you to make a circular that is a minimum or 24" long - great for shawls and sweaters. A total of three cable lengths are included (14", 22", and 30") to make 24", 32", and 40" needle assemblies.
TWIST™ SHORTIES™ (2" & 3" tips) Red and Blue sets make 9″ (23 cm) through 14″ (36 cm) circulars! This set includes solid, surgical stainless steel tips in a secure tip sleeve, three MINI diameter cables (5″/13cm, 6″/15cm & 8″/20cm), end stoppers, tightening keys, connectors, stitch markers and a mini needle gauge all in a pocket-sized nylon fabric pouch. The tips have a tightening hole to ensure you get a secure connection.
The TWIST™ SHORTIES™ Yellow set includes 3" tips and three 360° swivel cords (two 6"/15cm and one 8"/20cm) to make 12" to 14" circular needles. plus all of the other accessories described in the red and blue sets.
• Complete Sets include tip sizes US 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10½, 11, 13, and 15
• Small Sets include tip sizes US 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8
• Large Sets include tips sizes US9, 10, 10½, 11, 13 and 15
• MINI Sets include tips sizes IS000, 00, 0, 1 and 1½. They are only available in 5" lengths, and in stainless steel TWIST™ material.
• The TWIST™ SHORTIES™ Red Set includes a total of 12 pairs of solid, surgical stainless steel tips US0, 1, 1½, 2, 2½ and 3, in both 2" and 3" lengths - perfect for socks, mittens, and sleeves!.
• The TWIST™ SHORTIES™ Blue Set includes a total of 10 pairs of solid, surgical stainless steel tips US 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, in both 2" and 3" lengths - perfect for baby items, mittens and sweater sleeves!
• TWIST™ SHORTIES™ Yellow Set includes a total of 4 pairs of solid, surgical stainless steel tips US 9, 10, 10.5, and 11, in the 3" length only - perfect for heavier baby items, bulky mittens and sweater sleeves!
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