The Basix Birch fixed circular needles have the lightness of birch and the strength of natural wood. Polished wood surface works effortlessly with every type of yarn without slowing down knitting rhythm and a smooth join ensures an easy stitch glide with no snagging. Resilient, flexible cords lay flat with no kink or twist making them easy to store. Provides hours of pleasurable knitting with no hand fatigue. Warm to the touch, and gentle in the hand!