These do appear to produce very even stitches. They also do appear to be easy on my hands but I think I would need to use them more. I'm a fairly loose knitter but even I have to go up a size on these.
These needles are very smooth, and well made. I started knitting with bamboo, and feel like I have 'graduated' when I use these. If you are a new knitter, you might find them too 'fast', but it doesn't take long to get used to them. And once you do, there's no going back
This is a moderately soft yarn. I am using the color Dust, I believe and it is gorgeous - a gray-blue. The price is very reasonable. I haven't noticed much trouble with it splitting. Overall, a great choice for the Neckdown Long Hooded Cardigan from Knitting Pure & Simple.
I love knitting with this yarn. It is a little bit slippery, but not too bad. It IS the softest yarn except maybe the baby cashmerino I have used thus far.
I wish there was more color selections. I'm making the Family Striped Sweater, and didn't care for the pattern colors. With my daughter's help, I found three colors that look wonderful together, but selection is a bit limited