Brittany - This set of three cable needles measure 3 3/4" in length and comes in three diameters. The needles taper in the middle to securely keep stitches from falling off the ends. They are made in the United States from sustainably harvested birch.
Clover - These sets of three cable needles are made of smooth, hard plastic in three diameters. The u-shaped needles in this set are approximately 3" long. The "straight" set has a dip in the middle of each needle and measures approximately 4".
Knitter's Pride - This set of three colored wood cable needles measures approx. 3 1/4" to 4". The notches in theses needles help to keep the stitches from falling off.
Susan Bates - Both regular u-shaped (2 3/4" in length) and "straight" (3" in length, with a dip in the middle of each needle) cable stitch needles are made of lightweight aluminum and can be used up through a worsted weight yarn. For heavier yarns, you may want to consider the larger, 14090 needle. This larger cablsestitch needle is 6" in length.