Hiya-Hiya 12" Circular Needles are ideal for small projects like cuffs, hats, socks, neckbands, and baby projects. They can be used for circular as well as back and forth knitting projects. The fine tip makes it excellent for fine delicate yarns and prevents splitting and help you knit faster because the point is easier to insert into the stitch, but it is not so sharp as to hurt your fingers. Hiya-Hiya 12" Circular Needles are made of high quality stainless steel have a smooth finish, flexible cables and near perfect join. They are lightweight to handle and will warm quickly to the hand. 12" circular needles have curved 3.5" tips and come in sizes US 0-9 ( 2 mm-5.5 mm).