Knitter's Pride Karbonz 6" Double Pointed Needles set is 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. 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 lightweight with lots of flexibility.