Hello! I just want to tell you today that I am in love. I am in love with my new Addi Click needles I recently acquired. I am so impressed with them and I just have to blog about it SOLID today.
Up to now, I only knit with one or two types of needles (one of which are Addi Turbo needles) based on the following criteria:
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I do a lot of magic loop. This means that the cord must be flexible and the joint to the needle must be secure.
Design that allows me to knit as fast as possible
Any spare time I have I knit, often with a deadline. Sturdy, pointy, smooth circular needles are prerequisite features to my needles.
Easy to carry
I knit everywhere – home, bus, tube, park, cafe, you name it. This means I have to be able to carry them easily.
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When I opened Addi Click, I could tick every single boxes ticked, and even more. I love them and I want everyone to know about how amazing they are!
When you see any interchangeable knitting needles, the first thing you check is “are the joints smooth?”. This is important to take into account for interchangeable needles because the one with smooth joint allows you to move stitches along the needles easily. If it doesn’t, you are forever struggling to knit.
The ingenious feature of Addi Click is that you can change the needles quickly and securely without the need of any extra tools (like screws and keys). Once the needles are in, basically it is just like any other Addi Turbo needles.
I think the name “click” comes from the fact that you just have to insert the needle onto the joint and click to lock the hinge:
Mary says Addi Click is the Rolls Royce of the knitting needles (I love it!). It is just beautiful. I feel savvy just owning it. The needles come in black faux leather secure casing with 3 magnetic snap buttons (2 on either sides and 1 in the centre). The contents are as follow:
✿ 10 pairs of needles from 3.5mm to 10mm.
✿ It has a little pocket where you put three cords (40, 60 and 80 cm lengths).
✿ Behind it, there are elastic inserts where you put the needles neatly.
✿ There is also a connector which you can rest the sts.
Good circular needles is like healthy eating. Knitting is a continuous and repetitive exercise which means even a small superiority in function makes a huge difference.
When my colleague saw me struggling making a sample for Jack’s Back for Kaffe Fassette’s Kaffe Knits Again book (5 mm needles with Aran yarn with heavy fair isle), she suggested that I change my needles to Addi Turbo. This made a dramatic improvement.
Addi needles are metallic so your yarns won’t fight back against the needles (if you see what I mean?). They are less prone to damage – they are literally free from cat’s knitting needle tip bites (LOL!!) They are also light, so it gives less stress to your wrist. The cords are bendy which means you can easily work the magic loop technique for your glove and sock projects.
I have heard many saying that Addi Click is very expensive. OK they are not the cheapest sets of needles but it seriously worth it.
Considering the RRP of Addi Turbo needles, having all the combination of the needles and cord length would usually cost you nearly £200!! So investing in Addi Click which costs around £80 is definitely worth it.
Ok, you can’t take them on a plane. But you would only usually take one or two projects when you fly (plus lots of movies to distract) and would most likely to have a spare wooden needles. So to me, this is not a deciding factor.
Addi Click is suitable for all knitters. For beginners who loves knitting but don’t have many needles, this is a good investment. For advanced knitters who have too many needles and having to change them or look for them all the time, this is a perfect solution.