This needles are not as slippery as the regular Addi Turbo and don't drag like bamboo needles. Cords are flexible, ends are tightly fitted. As close to perfection as you can get. I'm slowly replacing all my needles with these.
This yarn is really incredibly soft and silky, not spikey like some alpacas. And it gets better after washing, developing a soft weightiness that also has a beautiful drape. Really, really love this yarn.
This is not a skin soft wool for sensitive skin like merino but it's not harsh either like lopi wool. Somewhere in between. It is a great yarn for sweaters or jackets that are the outer layer. It has great stitch definition, great yardage, and almost any color you can think of. A really good wool if a workhorse is needed.