Addi circular needles come in 3 different tip styles. The original Turbo features a standard tip and slick, nickel-plated turbo finish. The Lace features a long taper and sharper tip with a treated brass finish.
The Rockets combines the long taper and sharp tip of the Lace with the slick nickel-plated finish of the original Turbo.
Most knitters develop a preference for needle tips over time. Turbo tips arenickel-plated and ideal for speed. Lacetips are generally best for precision knitting, such as complex lace patterns.
Rocketsare ideal for both speed and precision, and can be useful with yarns that tend to split.