Denise Knitting Needles – Your Complete Guide

Denise is an American crochet and knitting notions and tools company founded in the 1970s known for interchangeables.

Read my guide to Denise knitting needles.

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A family-run business then bought in 2008, they continue the traditions, quality of products, and ethics of the founders.

Note: They don’t sell straight needles. So they’re not great childs knitting needles.

I reviewed and updated this post on August 22, 2022.

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Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needles

Known for their interchangeable needles, this company has been making them since the 1970s.

They’re easy to use, smooth, long-lastings, available in many sizes, lengths, and tip bluntness or sharpness.

For the Denise interchangeable knitting needle, go here.

Denise Circular Needles

Though these are compatible with every other of its kind, they act as excellent fixed circulars.

  • Sizes – US 0 – 15
  • Cord Lengths – 17″, 20″, 24″, 28″, 38″

The stitches glide along the needle and smooth joins easily. They’re lightweight and easy to use.

Sometimes the needle snags the yarn, but this is usually a defect in the manufacturing.

FLEX Double Pointed Needles

They’re flexible and have the same functionality as normal ones but are easier to manage.

The needle tips are interchangeable with other products in their range. Perfect for small projects in the round.

  • Sizes – US Size 5 – 15
  • Lengths – 9.5″

Comes in a set of 3. Due to their design you don’t need 4 or 5, you hold the stitches with two and knit with the third

Easy to use once you get the hang of it. Some users find these better than standard double pointed needles.

Creates a uniform gauge.

Some may find the material uncomfortable, and it may become too warm in your hands.

Denise2Go FLEX Double Pointed Needle Set

Denise2Go FLEX Double Pointed Needle US 5

Includes six sizes, and three needles of each size. Perfect for larger projects.

  • Sizes – US 5 – 10
  • Length – 9.5″
  • Notions – 3 2″ (5 cm) cords to make a shorter DPN set and two end buttons 

Comes in a set of 3. Hold the stitches with two and knit with the third. They’re designed to be better than normal DPNS.

Where Are Denise Needles Made?

Denise needles are made from local products in the USA.

Hopefully, this helped you decide what needle suits you best.

Do you buy from this company? If so, what do you like about them? I’d be interested to hear your thoughts.

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2 thoughts on “Denise Knitting Needles – Your Complete Guide”

  1. I have had a complete set of interchangeable for 20 yrs. For the most part I am very satisfied with them. My only complaint is I knit a lot of hats on circs but with the ndl length and variety of cords I cannot use mine as I nd a true 16″ ndl and even with my shortest cord, the needle is to long to use. It makes me sad that I had to go buy 16″ ndls in a variety of sizes.

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    • Hi Linda. Thanks so much for sharing your experience of Denise Interchangeables. This is very helpful for other knitters who also prefer 16 inch circular needles. Cheers Jodie

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