Knitter's Pride Karbonz 8" Double Pointed Needles 8" double points set. A revolutionary product. New-age needles made from High-Tech carbon fiber with tips in nickel plated brass! Combination of two versatile materials - light bodied carbon fiber & sharp brass tips - no other knitting needle comes close to this! Shiny, smooth brass tips come in perfect points, flawlessly tapered - ideal for all types of yarns and for every project. The needles have high tensile strength, and are light weight with lots of flexibility. Surface made of carbon fiber helps the stitches move smoothly on the needle!! Warm to touch & gentle on the hands.