Knitting needles from Asian manufacturers have become quite popular during the recent years – Chinese manufacturers ChiaoGoo and Hiya Hiya at the forefront. The Japanese company Tulip, which, in addition to knitting needles also offers crochet needles and accessories, is not quite as well known, but offers at least the same level of quality.
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Do you know PONY knitting needles? Some may be familiar with their aluminum or plastic double and single pointed needles, which tend to be in the lower price range. Little is known about the fact that PONY also offers a large range of circular knitting needles – including interchangeable ones – which is why I would like to introduce some of them to you in this blog post.
One of the questions I get asked the most and that is also topic of numerous threads in knitting forums is what the difference between Hiya Hiya and ChiaoGoo knitting needles is and which one people prefer. In this post, I would like to show you some of the differences and similarities of the two knitting needle brands. I will not focus on the differences in their product ranges though but instead give you a direct comparison of Hiya Hiya’s and ChiaoGoo’s circular and double pointed needles, from their anatomy to how it feels to work with them.
We discovered Knit Pro’s new product line “SmartStix” at h+h cologne this year. This line includes DPNs, fixed circular needles and interchangeable tips and cords that are marked in 2 cm-intervals. In this blog post I am going to show you what these are good for.
I have told you about Addi’s new knitting needles on Instagram before and since I really think these so called Novel needles are a great invention, I would like to tell you a little bit more about them and explain to you how they differ from other knitting needles.