River John Needle Company - 12" Swing Needles

River John Needle Company - 12" Swing Needles

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 Unique to River John needle Company a double pointed needle with moveable ends. These birch needles let you knit two rows in the same direction on the same side with two separate balls of yarn. Create a different pattern and show off the colours on hand painted yarns.


River John Needle Company:

In the spring of 2003 we started making birch wooden needles on the farm and they have been selling  around the globe since then. Those that knit and crochet appreciate the qualities of a wooden needle or hook and with our wool it is another local environmentally sustainable product.

Knitters that use our birch needles will tell you that they are light weight yet strong, and smooth without being slippery. The stitches just glide over the needle. Our needles have a fine coating of wax which gives the needles a little bit of grip. Wood is warm and quiet unlike plastics and metals which are cold , slippery to hold and noisy.

We make a range of styles and we often make custom orders so if there is a size you are looking for and it is not listed please contact the shop . We just may be able to make it for you!!