Knitter's Pride Cubics Knitting Needles - The cuboid shape gradually gives way to perfectly tapered birch wood needle points, and the elegant laminated Symfonie Rose wood is rich in appearance, yet lightweight, strong & flexible. This unique ergonomic shape provides comfort to the hand and yields a uniform stitch formation. Cubics'sPolished warm wood surface works effortlessly with every type of yarn without slowing down your knitting rhythm. A smooth join ensures easy stitch glide and no snagging, warm to the touch, and gentle in the hand yet, resilient, flexible cords lay flat with no kink or twist - easy to store. Perfect for beginners too - provide easy grip and control over your knitting. Needle size is measured diagonally -fits into standard needle sizer just like round needles. The knitter's favorite needle: Providing hours of pleasurable knitting with no hand fatigue.