Brittany Knitting Needles – Your Complete Guide

Brittany is a US-Based family-owned company manufacturing their needles locally from sustainable, locally sourced birch. Carved and polished with a smooth finish, these look wonderful.

Here is the complete range of Brittany needles.

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With their craftsmanship, dedication to preserving the environment, and supporting local yarn stores and small businesses, there’s little reason not to admire them.

I’ve updated this post on 22 Aug 2022

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Brittany Knitting Needles – Birch

Their main line of needles, these wonderful Brittany birch knitting needles are made with sustainable materials and carved to have a lovely shape. Available as straight and double-pointed needles.

Here’s an interview with Chris Quinn owner of Brittany Needles talking about his products.

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Birch Straight Needles

Brittany Birch Straight Needles

Made from birch wood, the needle is made from one piece of wood, and the end stoppers are carved out of that piece.

Smooth, warm to touch, and lovely in the hand, these make the perfect gift for the knitter who prefers wooden needles.


  • Lengths Available – 10″ & 14″
  • Sizes Available – US 0, 1, 1 1/2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10 1/2, 10 3/4, 10 7/8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19 & 35.

Warm to touch and smooth, polished surface. The yarn slides easily without slipping off. Suitable for tight knitters.

Comfortable even when knitting for hours at a time

A little pricey, but worth the investment

Some found their needles splintered.

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Birch Double Pointed Needles

Brittany Birch Double Pointed Needles

For those who have experienced their double-pointed needles bending or breaking, rejoice! These are highly durable and robust and are guaranteed to last a long time.

Perfect for knitting projects in the round, or smaller things like hats, socks and more.


  • Lengths Available – 5″, 7 1/2″, 10″
  • Sizes Available – US 0, 1, 1 1/2, 2, 2 1/2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10 1/2, 10 3/4, 10 7/8, 11, 13, 15, & 17. Sizes are printed on the side
  • Comes In A Set Of 5

Lightweight high tensile strength, smooth, polished finish and warm to the touch.

The company offers a 5-year warranty.

A little expensive compared with other brands.

If you have pets, they may destroy these by chewing on them

Other Brittany Knitting Products

Brittany Cable Needles

Brittany Cable Needles

Perfect for knitting with cables. These are smooth, durable, and don’t let the yarn slip off accidentally. Plus, they’re guaranteed to last for years. They feature a slight bend in the middle to keep the yarn on them.

Brittany Needle Wax

Brittany Needle Wax

Due to the nature of the creation process, to get the most life out of your needles, you need to take care of them! Brittany recommends using wax to keep the smooth finish intact and keep them stronger for longer.

Their all-natural wax has a lovely faint vanilla scent and is suitable for all wooden and bamboo needles.

Your Questions Answered

Where Are Brittany Knitting Needles Made?

They’re made in Southern California, USA, from locally sourced birch.

Brittany is an excellent company with equally excellent products that work well, look lovely, and are guaranteed to last for many years. A fantastic choice if you like wooden knitting needles!

Hopefully, this post helped you discover another excellent family-owned company with a great range.

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Jodie Morgan From Knit Like Granny

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Author: Jodie Morgan is a passionate knitter and blogger with 40+ years of experience currently living in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Taught by her mother and wonderful grandmother “Mama”, she fell in love with crafting from a young age. When she’s not knitting, you’ll find her enjoying a cup of coffee with cream, or sharing helpful resources and tips with the online knitting community. Please say hello, or see what she's making on Ravelry.

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