Craighill Lark Knife review – A great little EDC mini knife

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REVIEW – In case you haven’t noticed in the 25+ years that I’ve been posting reviews on The Gadgeteer, I’m female 😉 and that means that I don’t really like to walk around with a huge knife on my belt (I don’t even wear belts) or in my pocket. But, I like to have a pocket knife for those times when I need to open a box or whittle a slingshot from a forked branch (ok, I don’t whittle…). Bespoke Post recently sent me the Craighill Lark and it might be the perfect-sized knife for my EDC. Size isn’t all that matters when it comes to knives though, so let’s take a closer look.

What is it?

The Craighill Lark is a small pocket knife that has steel scales and a 12C27 steel blade.

What’s in the box?

  • Craighill Lark Knife

Design and features

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The Craighill Lark is available with two finishes. Stainless steel and the matte Black ($10 extra) that you see here. The Lark is 2.6 inches when it’s closed.

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And it is 4.1 inches in length when the 1.5 inch blade is in the open position.

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For such a little knife, the all-steel construction gives it a bit of heft. As you can see in the image above, the knife has a keychain loop and a frame lock.

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The Craighill Lark knife also has a flipper mechanism to deploy the blade.

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When the blade is open, the frame lock snaps in place to securely keep the blade locked in the open position.

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Deploying the blade with the flipper is fun and gives it a bit of a fidget toy kind of vibe.

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The flipper and the thumb stud make this small knife feel safe and comfortable to hold while in use.

See it in action

What I like

  • Small enough for the fifth pocket of your jeans
  • Well made all steel construction.
  • Fun flipper mechanism

What I’d change

  • Nothing

Final thoughts

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The Craighill Lark pocket knife packs a sharp blade in a tiny package that is pocket friendly and fun to use. I haven’t had a lot of time with it, so I don’t know how the black finish will wear over time, but I’ll do an update in a few months after it has a little more mileage on it. As it stands, I like this little knife, and heck, I might even take up whittling!

Price: $78.00 – $88.00
Where to buy: Bespoke Post
Source: The sample for this review was provided by Bespoke Post.

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