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Hitohira Imojiya ST Damascus Paring Pakka Handle (Yo)


The president of Hitohira, Mr. Hokuto Aizawa, has traveled the world in his mid-20s and saw firsthand how Japanese kitchen knives are adored throughout the northern hemisphere and decided to make the products even more accessible. Now, Hitohira brings many new and old favourites back into our shelves with consistency, making our clients even happier. 

For Hitohira all lines, there are abbreviations and pseudonyms to organize and identify the products. If you have any questions about the individual craftsman involved, send us an email, and we can do our best to clarify within our limits. 

Imojiya line is a budget-friendly western-handled series. The ST series of paring knives are an excellent choice for beginners thanks to their minimum rust management and high level of fit and finish. Being slightly thicker than the Imojiya ST SG2, this blade offers great durability while sporting an elegant Damascus pattern reminiscent of ocean waves on a beach. For those interested in their first paring knife or those seeking a unique piece for their collection, look no further than the Imojiya ST Tsuchime Damascus.

A paring knife is often used for many in-hand tasks such as coring, peeling, and trimming; think apples, artichokes, various fruits and garlic etc. It is an extremely versatile tool that when you get a really good one, you start to wonder how you managed to cook all these years without it.

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら
Blacksmith: Seto 瀬戸
Producing Area: Seki-Gifu/ Japan
Profile: Paring
Size: 80mm
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: VG-10, Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Pakka Western
Total Length: 195mm
Edge Length: 83mm
Handle to Tip Length: 87mm
Blade Height: 23mm
Thickness: 1.8mm
Handle Length: 109mm
Weight: 70g
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
Hardness: 60-61HRC

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