Special Tips are designed to produce circulars in 16″ (40cm) length. Each tip measures 4″ (10cm) and is to be used with a cord of 8″ (20cm) length. Specially designed to produce 40cm length (cord + tips). Each needle tip is 10cm in length. Most Gorgeous Metal Needles manufactured from superior grade lightweight metal. Vibrant, size specific-colours. Smooth joins, flexible cords. Has the lightness and strength of aluminum. Provides hours of pleasurable knitting with no hand fatigue. Warm to the touch, and gentle in the hand. Laser printed sizes on all needles. Very light on hands. Shiny silver tips for ultimate smart outlook. The total length of 16″ is achieved when tips and cord are joined together.