ChiaoGoo RED Lace - has a flexible, multi-strand, nylon-coated, steel cable allowing for your yarn to slide right over. The tips and joins are just spectacular! Needle size is laser imprinted on each RED Lace circular.Stainless Steel products are made of high grade stainless steel. They have a nice smooth, satin sheen that won't reflect any light making it hard to see your work. They are lightweight and strong!