Knitting needle Brands

Laughing Hens stock several brands of knitting needles, all of which have been carefully chosen because of their quality. 

Addi knitting needles

Addi knitting needles have been popular for many years, and they’ve even been described as “luxury for your hands”. They're great because they’re made by knitters, for knitters. These needles are designed with you and your needs in mind, which is why they’re such a pleasure to knit with. We have several needles and hooks from their collection, including circular, single-pointed and double-pointed needles in a variety of sizes.

We supply needles in a range of materials such as bamboo, wood, metal and plastic so you can find the ones that are comfortable for you.

Select the needles of your choice and get going on your latest project. Don’t have any ideas yet? We have thousands of patterns including gloves knitting patterns, patterns for babies and tea cosy patterns!

Art Viva Knitting Needles

Art Viva knitting needles are hand-crafted with Tasmanian oak sourced from sustainable plantation timbers. Each one is made individually and designed to feel smooth and sleek for maximum comfort.

These needles are finished to a high standard and are beautifully soft due to the natural organic oils that are used. Each needle is hand-painted in a variety of vibrant shades and includes the trademark black and white polka dots.

We have a range of sizes and lengths to suit a multitude of projects. There are also sets that include 10 pairs of needles which make perfect gifts for the knitting enthusiasts in your life.

Treat yourself or a loved one to these bright, colourful and unique needles to make knitting that little bit more fun. If you’re unsure about knitting needle sizes and what they mean, see our handy needle conversion chart.

Brittany Knitting Needles

Brittany knitting needles and crochet hooks are made using birch wood that’s been sustainably sourced. They’re beautifully hand finished and exactly sized, meaning they’re very comfortable to work with.  

Wooden needles and hooks are commonly preferred over plastic as they’re gentle on sensitive fingers, comfortable to use and great for people who have arthritis. Wood is also better for the environment as it’s biodegradable and easier to recycle than plastic.

Our collection includes single and double pointed options, cable needles and crochet hooks to suit a multitude of projects. We also provide plenty of different sizes from 2.0mm all the way up to 20mm. If you need guidance on needle sizes, see our handy needle conversion chart.

Pony Knitting Needles

Pony knitting needles are used by knitting enthusiasts throughout the world. India-based manufacturer Pony has been providing affordable needles for knitting, crochet and sewing enthusiasts for over 50 years. They have many quality needles to suit your desired project. 

Browse our collection and choose from knitting, crochet and sewing needles. We stock circular, single and double point varieties to suit a multitude of projects. There are also different materials including bamboo, metal and plastic depending on your project and personal preferences. 

Beginners who are struggling to get to grips with the different needle sizes, see our handy needle size chart!