This is the Hatsukokoro (初心) version of the Yoshikane blades.
Different to K&S Amekiri line, this Hatsukokoro version is with kanji 初心 from a new channel to meet the high demand on this sought-after Yoshikane knife. Other than the kanji engraving, all specs of this blade are the same as K&S Amekiri.
With a rustic Nashiji finish coupled with a highly praised Sanjo region F&F, this knife has a very nice profile, large sweet spot, and feels very nimble in hand. White 2 core with stainless cladding ensure the highest cutting performance yet the stainless cladding means you will have little worry about the rust. This maker is a highly regarded knife house in Sanjo, Niigata. Founded in 1919, it is one of the most established top quality kitchen knife manufacturers in the region. This maker is a highly regarded knife house in Sanjo, Niigata. Founded in 1919, it is one of the most established top quality kitchen knife manufacturers in the region.
Tip to Heel Length
Blade Height at Heel
Width of Spine Above Heel
Width of Spine at Middle of Blade
Width of Spine at about 1cm From the Tip
|White 2 core, Stainless Cladding
|K&S Custom Handle