View Full Version : Addi dpn's? Anyone?

05-07-2006, 03:48 PM
I want Addi dpn's. I know that they exist, but I can't FIND them. I need some size 1 needles that won't snap in my hand! I bought some Susan Bates' earlier today, but they are so heavy.

Anyone managed to find some Addi dpn's?

Mama Bear
05-07-2006, 04:27 PM
The only Addi double points I'm aware of are the Addi Natura's They are made of bamboo but have what I believe is a resin coating. Their size 1 is a 2.5mm (some 1's are 2.25, so if you want smaller then you would want a 0) and I find them more "sturdy" than many other needles of similar size. They are a bit "slick" due to the resin coating but still have more grab than a metal needle.

The inox needles are metal, but coated in a teflon coating that sticks more than the addi naturas, in my opinion.

www.theknitter.com has both of these needles and ships even small orders for free. A plus when ordering something small like needles. I have not had any problems ordering from them, but they have been a bit slow to ship on occassion.

Mama Bear