Founded in 1906, Boye Needle Company was the first American manufacturer of crochet hooks and knitting needles. Precision knitting needles, hooks, supplies, and accessories are what the brand is know for.    The company merged with Simplicity Creative Group in 1989 which allowed them to expand their offerings of steel, aluminum, plastic, long and short versions of their products.  

Their products are designed for superior performance and perfection.   There products are often favorites of and recommended for beginners to use due to their affordability, being lightweight and comfortable, and relatively good quality.