bamboo cable needles
Bamboo cable needles provide knitters with increased control, as their "sticker" nature prevents stitches from slipping away. Metal bands encircle the center of the needles, providing resistance when cabling and aiding in the picking up of stitches. The needle points are deliberately blunt, which allows for a tailored tip with the use of a fingernail file or pencil sharpener.
One set includes: