Tools of the Trade: Circular vs. Straight Needles

Anyone else a bit drooly over the new needles over at Knit Picks?

Caspian needles at Knit Picks

I totally love that they’re finally referring to needle “colorways,” as this is their third available wood treatment (their classic Harmony rainbow ones are still my favorites, though). All the needle excitement got me thinking about the many, many tool options that exist for knitters rocking in the free world, and the passionate debates that inevitably ensue. If you’ve never wandered through Ravelry’s Tools forum, prepare to get your eyes crossed a bit.

Well, I’m here today to tell you that one of these infamous debates is over. Let the smackdown begin! Continue reading