LACIS-Double Pointed Steel Knitting Needles 8-Size 0000. These knitting needles are so fine that they are commonly referred to as Knitting Pins. They are most popular for miniature knitting projects like doll clothing, coin purses and embellishments. Also great for fine detailed work. They come in sets of 5 needles, 8 long and nickel plated. Many other sizes are available in 8, as well as 4, 12 and 16. Made in China.