|ChiaoGoo Bamboo Needles|
If you like Bamboo ...
Warm to the touch (even when left out in the car on a cold winter night!), ChiaoGoo bamboo needles are eco-friendly. ChiaoGoo needles use moso bamboo, the largest and strongest of the bamboo species. Bamboo is a fast-growing, renewable resource - and moso bamboo is too big for panda bears to eat, they prefer the smaller species.
Both the ChiaoGoo straight needles and double point bamboo needles have the US and metric sizes permanently laser printed on the needle, so it will not wear off.
|ChiaoGoo Steel Red Lace|
|ChiaoGoo Twist Needle Set|
Leary of purchasing items made in China? No worries. ChiaoGoo is manufactured in China by a family-owned business which prides themselves with offering high quality knitting needles. Started by four brothers, they were taught bamboo work by their father and grandfather, both traveling bamboo craftsman. But their real inspiration came from their mother, an avid knitter who was their needle tester and often asked for special bamboo needles to meet her needs.
And just what does ChiaoGoo mean? Chiao (pronounced chau) means "crafty" and a Goo (pronounced gu) is a "lady". So a ChiaoGoo is a "crafty lady"!
Happy knitting! Amy