A good pocket knife is a standby item to carry on you regardless of where you live. Not only is it your go-to tool for odd cutting tasks, but it’s also your last measure in self-defense. This makes having a pocket knife that you can carry wherever you wish and easy-to-operate essential.
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However, as many left-handed people have encountered, finding a good quality left handed pocket knife is often easier said than done. Sure, you could make do with any old knife and learn to fumble it open with your right hand as you’ve done with numerous other tools that simply weren’t designed with left-handed users in mind. But, it makes far more sense that when you purchase your next knife, get a knife that truly meets your needs.
To that end, we’ve put together a list of some of the best ambidextrous and left handed pocket knives. This distinction is found in simple details such as dual thumb studs or a repositionable belt clip that really contribute to basic usability for left-handed users.
Our top pick is the Brawler by Kershaw Knives. Keep reading to see if you agree with us.
Left Handed Pocket Knife Conclusion
Each of the knives we reviewed above will work great for someone looking for left handed pocket knives. But, we had to select one for the best left handed pocket knife. In the end, the Brawler by Kershaw Knives was an easy choice thanks to the ambidextrous opening and a belt clip that could be easily repositioned four different ways. This really allows you to personalize the basic functionality of this knife which, in the long run, determines the likelihood of you getting your money’s worth out of a knife and whether or not it becomes your go-to knife.
We’d also like to give a special shout out to Spyderco’s Chicago. Despite its size, the Chicago is one heck of a knife with a great blade and a design that makes it not only truly functional but puts it in a league of its own.