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Knitters Pride Needles & KnitPro – Your Complete 2020 Guide

Knitter’s Pride needles are made by the company Knit Pro. The brand Knitter’s Pride Needles are distributed in North America.

There is a huge range and they are made from a variety of materials including birch wood, plated brass, carbon fiber and bamboo.

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Are KnitPro and Knitter’s Pride The Same?

Knit Pro and Knitter’s Pride needles are made by the same company. In North America and Canada they are branded as Knitter’s Pride and Knit Pro in all other countries.

KnitPro Needles

There are some needles particular to the KnitPro brand like Trendz, a brightly colored acrylic needle, Symfonie, a rainbow colored laminated wood needle and Basix Aluminium needle range.

The needles listed below can also be found in the KnitPro range.

Knitter’s Pride Interchangeable Needles

There is a large range of interchangeables made of different materials. The cables are made of flexible plastic.

Smartstix Interchangeables

Smartstix Interchangeables

Knitting needle and ruler in one, they are laser marked at 1inch intervals, so you can measure your creations on the go. Measure your gauge and track your progress.

Each needle is made from high quality & lightweight aluminum easy on the hands. Each needle size is laser printed on the needle and is a different color.

Perfect points, flawlessly tapered – ideal for all yarns.

Set of 9 needle pairs in sizes US 4 (3.5 mm) – Chrysolite, US 5 (3.75 mm) – Amethyst, US 6 (4.0 mm) – Sapphire, US 7(4.5 mm) – Lolite, US 8 (5.0 mm) – Ruby, US 9 (5.5 mm ) – Sienna, US 10 (6.0 mm) – Purple Velvet, US 10.5 (6.5 mm) – Coral, US 11 (8.0 mm) – Emerald

With a white & silver case made of synthetic material not leather.

Accessories: 4 Cords (to make 24”, 32” (2Nos.) & 40”), 8 End caps, 4 Cord keys, 1 Set of cord connectors

Pros

  • Lightweight and very pretty
  • The silver tips are slightly blunt. No chance of hurting your fingers if you push your needles.

Cons

  • Doesn’t include a cord to make a 16″ needle
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Ginger Interchangeable Set

Ginger Knitters Pride Interchangeables

These are beautiful needles (fair trade as well). These needles are both sleek but have a nice grip, which keep your stitches in place as you work.

Available in size US 3 (3.25mm), 4 (3.5mm), 5 (3.75mm), 6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), 8 (5.0mm), 9 (5.5mm), 10 (6.0mm), 10.5 (6.5mm), 11 (8.0mm), 13 (9.0mm), 15 (10.0mm) and 17 (12.0mm)/

Special Tips are designed to produce circulars in 16″ (40cm) length. Each tip measures 4″ (10cm) and is to be used with cord of 8″ (20cm) length in -premium needle case with a pattern holder in a blue & beige finish.

4 Cords (to make 16″ & 20″ ), 8 End caps, 4 Cord keys, 20 stitch markers and 1 set of magnets & 1 Pen.

Pros

  • The joins won’t snag your yarn
  • Smooth surface
  • lightweight

Cons

  • Has more grip on certain yarns
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Zing Interchangeable Circular Needles

Zing Interchangeable Circular Needles

Colorful metal needles with silver tips, manufactured from superior grade light weight metal.

Sizes: 4/3. 5mm; 5/3. 75; 6/4mm; 7/4. 5mm; 8/5mm; 9/5. 5mm; 10/6mm; 10. 5/6. 5mm; 11/8mm

Flexible cords: 1 each of 24 & 40 inches and 2 each of 32 inches, 4 cord keys, 8 end caps, and 1 set of cord connectors.

Pros

  • They have a smooth surface but more grip than other metal needles
  • Strong and durable

Cons

  • Neon cords may be a bit bright for some
  • The cables are thicker than other brands
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Nova Platina Interchangeable Circular Needles

Nova Platina Interchangeable Circular Needles

Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with chrome. They have pointed and tapered tips. They are ideal for lace and other knitting projects.

The smooth and shiny surface enables stitches to move quickly. An easy to connect cord has a smooth join enabling superior stitch glide and no snagging.

Resilient and flexible cords lay flat with no kink or twist. The metal is hard-wearing and long-lasting. Excellent for all levels of knitting experience.

Sizes in this set – US 2.5 (3.0mm), 3 (3.25mm), 4 (3.5mm), 5 (3.75mm), 6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), 8 (5.0mm), 9 (5.5mm), 10 (6.0mm), 10.5 (6.5mm), 10.75 (7.0mm), 11 (8.0mm), 13 (9.0mm), 15 (10.0mm) and 17 (12.0mm)

Pros

  • Nice sharp tips
  • Slippery, but not too much

Cons

  • Some users found that the chrome finish wore of after a while
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Nova Cubics Platina Interchangeable Circular Needles

Nova Cubics Platina Interchangeable Circular Needles

The set include US 6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), 8 (5.0mm), 9 (5.5mm), 10 (6.0mm), 10.5 (6.5mm), 11 (8.0mm)

Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with Chrome, its shiny smooth surface helps stitches slide smoothly.

The cuboid shape in cross section gives way to perfectly tapered brass needle tips. Sharp points are ideal for all knitting project. The square shape provides grip and uniform stitch definition to the knit fabric.

The cord is easy to connect, with smooth join for snag-free gliding of stitches.

Even though they’re square in, the needle size is measured diagonally. It fits a standard needle sizer, like round needles.

Includes 4 Cords (to make 24″, 2 of 32″ & 40″), 1 Set of cord connectors, 8 End caps and 4 tightening keys.

Pros

  • People experiencing hand pain find these needles very comfortable
  • Helps with better tension
  • Users are able to knit for longer periods

Cons

  • Not available in smaller sizes
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Karbonz Interchangeables

Karbonz Interchangeables

Needles made from high-tech carbon fiber with tips in nickel electro-plated brass.Shiny, smooth brass tips comes in perfect points, flawlessly tapered. Ideal for all yarns and for every project

The needles have high tensile strength, are lightweight and flexible.

This set includes US 4 (3.5mm), 5 (3.75mm), 6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), 8 (5.0mm), 9 (5.5mm), 10 (6.0mm), 10.5 (6.5mm), 11 (8.0mm)

4 Cords (to make 24″, 40″ & 2 of 32″), 8 End caps, 4 Cord keys and 1 Set of cord connectors.

Easy to connect cord with a smooth join that enables easy stitch glide and no snagging. Resilient, flexible cords lay flat, with no kink or twist – easy to store.

Pros

  • Warm in the hand
  • Tapered points

Cons

  • Users reported the cord comes unscrewed. A good idea is tightening the screw connection with the cord key every time you knit.
  • No good for those with nickel allergies
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Bamboo Deluxe

Bambook Deluxe Interchangeables

The needles come with 24 karat gold plated joins that connect with the cables. Made from japanese bamboo with a fabulous, smooth finish.

Packed in a beautiful green fabric case with see-through front flap for easy organization and convenient storage.

US 2.5 (3.0mm), 3 (3.25mm), 4 (3.5mm), 5 (3.75mm), 6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), 8 (5.0mm), 9 (5.5mm), 10 (6.0mm), 11 (8.0mm)

Comes in green fabric case with 4 cords (to make 24″, 40″ & 2 of 32″) with 1 set of cord connectors, 8 end caps, 4 cord keys.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Good tapered points
  • Surface grips the yarn

Cons

  • Some users found the cord comes unscrewed. A good idea is to tighten the screw connection with the cord key every time you knit.
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Symfonie Cubics

The cuboid shape in square cross-section gradually gives way to tapered birch wood needle points Polished wood surface works effortlessly with every type of yarn.

US 6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), 8 (5.0mm), 9 (5.5mm, 10 (6.0mm), 10.5 (6.5mm), 11 (8.0mm).

Comes in black jacquard fabric case with 4 cords (to make 24”, 40” & 2 of 32”), 1 set of size markers, 8 end caps, 4 cord keys.

Pros

  • Warm to the touch, and gentle in the hand
  • The square shape enables knitters with hand pain to knit for longer

Cons

  • Not available in smaller sizes

Basix Birch Interchangeable Circular Needles

Has the lightness of birch and the strength of natural wood. Needle tips are sharp but not too sharp.

The larger needle tips work well with chunky yarns.

The set includes needle tips in sizes US 2.5 (3.0mm), US 3 (3.25mm), US 4 (3.5mm), US 5 (3.75mm), US 6 (4.0mm), US 7 (4.5mm), US 8 (5.0mm), US 9 (5.5mm), US 10 (6.0mm), US 10.5 (6.5mm), US 10.75 (7.0mm), US 8 (5.0mm), US 13 (9.0mm), US 15 (10.0mm), US 17 (12.0mm), US 19 (15.0mm)

Pros

  • Warm to the touch, and gentle in the hand
  • smooth surface

Cons

  • Some may find them a bit grippy

Knitter’s Pride Dreamz

Knitter's Pride Dreamz Interchangeables

Made of densified laminated birch wood.

US 4 (3.5mm) – Aquamarine, US 5 (3.75mm) – Orange Lily, US 6 (4.0mm) – Fuchsia Fan, US 7 (4.5mm) – Grey Onyx, US 8 (5.0mm) – Cherry Blossom, US 9 (5.5mm) – Misty Green, US 10 (6.0mm) – Candy Pink, US 10.5 (6.5mm) – Purple Passion, US 11 (8.0mm) – (Royale Blue)

4 Cords (to make 24″, 40″ & 2 of 32″), 1 Set of size marker, 8 End caps, 4 Cord keys and 1 Cord case

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Dreamz Straights

Knitters Pride Dreamz straights

Set of 9 pairs of the most popular sized single pointed needles. Radiant and distinctive color range for easy organization. Lightweight, strong & flexible

Sizes Included – US 2.5 (3.0mm) – Yellow Topaz, US 4 (3.5mm) – Aquamarine, US 5 (3.75mm) – Orange Lily, US 6 (4.0mm) – Fuchsia Fan, US 7 (4.5mm) – Grey Onyx, US 8 (5.0mm) – Cherry Blossom, US 9 (5.5mm) – Misty Green, US 10 (6.0mm) – Candy Pink, US 11 (8.0mm) – Royale Blue

All Needles Are 10″ Long

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Dreamz Fixed Circulars

Knitters Pride Dreamz Fixed Circulars

Sizes Available – a wide range of needle tip sizes available. The Dreamz Circular Needles are in lengths of 10″, 16″, 24″, 32″, 40″ and 47″

10″ has US 0 – 8

16″ has US 0 – 17

24″ has US 0 – 19

32″, 40″ and 47″ has US 0 – 19

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Dreamz Double Pointed Needles

Knitters Pride Dreamz Double Pointed Needles

Needle Lengths and Sizes

5″ long – US 0 – 11

6″ long – US 0 – 11

8″ long – US 2.5 – 11

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Knitter’s Pride Royale

All the Royale needle tip range are colored Birch with shiny metal tips for perfectly tapered tips. Each set has a fabric Paris themed embroided pouch. 360° Swivel cords for hours of kink-free knitting

Knitter’s Pride Royale Interchangeables

Knitters Pride Royale Interchangeables

16″Set – Special Tips are designed to produce circulars in 16″ (40cm) length. Each tip measures 4″ (10cm) and is to be used with cord of 8″ (20cm) length.

US 4 (3.5mm) – Aquamarine, US 5 (3.75mm) – Orange Lily, US 6 (4.0mm) – Fuchsia Fan, US 7 (4.5mm) – Grey Onyx, US 8 (5.0mm) – Cherry Blossom, US 9 (5.5mm) – Misty Green, US 10 (6.0mm) – Candy Pink

2 Cords (to make 16”), 4 End caps, 2 Cord keys

Knitter’s Pride Royale Deluxe-

US 4 (3.5mm) – Aquamarine, US 5 (3.75mm) – Orange Lily, US 6 (4.0mm) – Fuchsia Fan, US 7 (4.5mm) – Grey Onyx, US 8 (5.0mm) – Cherry Blossom, US 9 (5.5mm) – Misty Green, US 10 (6.0mm) – Candy Pink, US 10.5 (6.5mm) – Purple Passion, US 11 (8.0mm) – Royale Blue

4 Cords (to make 24”, 32” x2, & 40”), 8 End caps, 4 Cord keys and 1 Set of cord connectors

Knitter’s Pride Royale Starter-

US 2.5 (3.0mm) – Purple Passion, US 3 (3.25mm) – Royale Blue, US 4 (3.5mm) – Aquamarine, US 5 (3.75mm) – Orange Lily, US 6 (4.0mm) – Fuchsia Fan

2 Cords (to make 24” & 32”), 4 End caps, 2 Cord keys, 1 Set of cord connectors

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Royale Straights

Two lengths available 10″ and 14″ in Sizes US 2.5(3.0mm) to US17 (12.0mm)

Colored Birch wood needles with shiny metal tips for perfectly tapered tips. Lightweight, strong & flexible

Royale Fixed Circulars

Colored Birch wood needles with shiny metal tips for perfectly tapered tips. 360° Swivel cords for hours of kink-free knitting.

24″ Needles – US 2.5 (3.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

32″, 40″ and 47″ Needles – US 2.5 (3.0mm) to US 17 (12.0mm)

Royale Double Pointed Needles

Royale Fixed Circulars

Colored Birch wood needles with shiny metal tips for perfectly tapered tips.

6″ Length – US 0 (2.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

8″ Length – US 2.5 (3.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

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Circular Knitting Needles

Smartstix Fixed Circulars

Knitter's Pride SmartStix Fixed Circular Knitting Needles - 40 Inch, US 6 (4.0mm)

The needle tips are laser marked at 1inch intervals, so this helps for those who use imperial measurements to knit their swatches to check gauge.

Each needle is made from high quality & lightweight aluminum that is easy on the hands. The size is laser printed on the needle.

A smooth join ensures easy stitch glide and no snagging. Resilient, flexible cords lay flat with no kink or twist and are also marked with 1 inch intervals.

The points have a shorter taper with a blunter point than the Zings.

Available in these sizes. Needle tips are 4 inch. The tips plus the cord combined make up these lengths.

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

32″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

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Ginger

A splendid collection of wooden needles in unique tinted look, made from the same, laminated wood, as used for dreamz.

Lightweight, strong & durable needles, smooth join ensures easy stitch gliding and no snagging

Resilient, flexible cords lay flat with no kink or twist

Available in these sizes. Needle tips are 4 inch. The tips plus the cord combined make up these lengths.

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

32″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

40″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

47″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

Zing Fixed Circulars

Zing Fixed Circulars

Most Gorgeous Metal Needles manufactured from superior grade light weight metal in fun colors.

Silver Points are tapered and the cords are flexible.

Available in these sizes. The tips plus the cord combined make up these lengths.

9″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 8 (5.0mm)

12″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 8 (5.0mm)

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

32′ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

40″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

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Nova Platina

Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with chrome with pointed and tapered tips. They are ideal for lace and other knitting projects.

The smooth and shiny surface enables stitches to move quickly. Innovatively designed and easy to connect cord has a smooth join that enables superior stitch glide and no snagging.

The metal is hardwearing and longlasting.

Light weight ensures comfort in the hand and hours of stress free, satisfying knitting

Durability of metal guarantees minimal wear and maximum life

10″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 8 (5.0mm)

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

32″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

40″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

47″- US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

Nova Cubics Platina Circular Needles

Nova Cubics Platina Circular Needles

Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with Chrome, its shiny smooth surface helps stitches slide smoothly.

The cuboid shape in cross section gradually gives way to perfectly tapered brass needle tips. Sharp and gradually tapered points are ideal for all knitting projects

The square shape provides grip and uniform stitch definition to the knit fabric.

The cord has a smooth join to allow for snag-free gliding of stitches

Light weight ensures comfort in the hand.

Even though they are square in shape, the needle size is measured diagonally, so fits into a standard needle sizer, just like round needles.

16″ – US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

24″ – US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

32″ – US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

40″ – US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

47″- US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

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Karbonz Circulars

Karbonz Circulars

Needles made from High – Tech carbon fiber with tips in nickel electroplated brass.

Shiny, smooth brass tips comes in perfect points, flawlessly tapered – Ideal for all types of yarns and for every project.

The needles have high tensile strength, are light weight with lot of flexibility.

Unlike other metal needles they are warm to touch & gentle in the hand.

A smooth join ensures easy stitch glide and no snagging.

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 10 (6.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

32″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

40″ – US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

Pros

  • Lightweight and speedy

Cons

  • The nickel-plated brass tips in Karbonz puts them squarely off-limits for people with nickel sensitivities.
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Bamboo Circular Needles

The needles come with 24Karat gold plated joins that connect with the cables.

Made from the finest Japanese bamboo with a fabulous, smooth finish.

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 15 (10.0mm)

32″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 15 (10.0mm)

40″ – US 1.5 (2.5mm) – US 15 (10.0mm)

Pros

Cons

Symfonie Cubics Circular Needles

The cuboid shape in square cross-section gradually gives way to perfectly tapered birch wood needle points

Polished wood surface works effortlessly with every type of yarn.

24″ – US 2.5 (3.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

32 ” – US 2.5 (3.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

40″ – US 2.5 (3.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

Basix Birch Fixed Circulars

Basix Birch Fixed Circulars

Has the lightness of birch and the strength of natural wood

Needle tips are sharp but not too sharp.

The larger needle tips work well with chunky yarns.

16″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

24″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

32″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

40″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

47″ – US 0 (2.0mm) – US 19 (15.0mm)

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Jumbo Birch

Birchwood needles in Jumbo sizes Perfect for big knitting projects . Strong, durable with a smooth finish

and has the lightness of birch and the strength of natural wood. Ideal for chunky yarns.

32″ – US 36 (20.0mm), US 50 (25.0mm), 30.0mm and 35.0mm

40″ – US 36 (20.0mm), US 50 (25.0mm), 30.0mm and 35.0mm

47″ – US 36 (20.0mm), US 50 (25.0mm), 30.0mm and 35.0mm

Single Point Needles

Ginger Straights

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 2.5 (3.0mm) to US 17 (12.0mm)

Wooden needles made from the same, laminated wood, as used for dreamz

Perfectly tapered points, can pick up any stitch with ease.

Lightweight, strong & durable needles with a smooth surface.

Zing Straight Needles

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

Metal Needles in vibrant and lovely colors. The silver tips are tapered with a sharp point.

Warm to the touch, and gentle in the hand.

Laser printed sizes on all needles.

Generous size end caps keep stitches firmly on needle.

Nova Platina Straights

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) – US 17 (12.0mm)

Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with Chrome, it has a shiny smooth surface.

Pointed and tapered tips perfect for Lace Knitting. Needle Head made of the extremely popular Symfonie wood.

Nova Cubics Platina Straight Needles

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) – US 11 (8.0mm)

Engineered from hollow brass pipes and plated with Chrome, its shiny smooth surface is a knitter’s delight

The cuboid shape in cross section gradually gives way to perfectly tapered brass needle tips

Beautiful wooden knobs perfectly compliment the brass needles.

Karbonz Straights

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) – US 10 (6.0mm)

The needles have high tensile strength, are light weight with lot of flexibility. Combination of two versatile materials – light bodied carbon fiber & sharp brass tips.

  • The nickel-plated brass tips in Karbonz will mean people with nickel sensitivities can’t use them.

Bamboo Straight Needles

10″ and 13″ lengths in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) – US 15 (10.0mm)

Lightweight, strong & flexible. Made from the finest bamboo with a fabulous, smooth finish

Beautiful green Knobs make the needle very attractive to look, and a pleasure to work with.

Symfonie Cubics

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 4 (3.5mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

The cuboid shape gradually gives way to perfectly tapered birch wood needle points.

Elegant laminated Symfonie Rose wood is rich in appearance, yet lightweight, strong & flexible.

Unique ergonomic shape provides comfort to the hand and yields uniform stitch formation

Special cuboid shape of needle means that when not in use they stay put – no roll-a-ways!

Basix Birch Straight Needles

10″ and 14″ lengths in sizes US 2.5 (3.0mm) to US 17 (12.0mm)

Has the lightness of birch and the strength of natural wood. Needle tips are sharp but not too sharp. The larger needle tips work well with chunky yarns.

Jumbo Birch

Birchwood needles in Jumbo sizes. Perfect for big knitting projects

Durable with a smooth finish.

14″ Length in Sizes US 36 (20.0mm), US 50 (25.0mm), 30.0mm and 35.0mm

Double Pointed Needles

Smartstix DPNs

Smartstix DPNs

Available in lengths 5″ and 8″ in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

These are laser marked at 1inch intervals, so you can measure your gauge and track your progress.

Made from high quality & lightweight aluminum, tapered sharp points.

Laser printed sizes on all needles.

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Ginger Double Pointed Needles

Ginger Double Pointed Needles

Available in lengths of 5″, 6″ in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

and 8″ and in sizes US 2.5 (3.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

Made of laminated wood, the same material as the Dreamz needles. Lightweight and strong,

Tapered sharp points. Works well with different yarn weights.

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Zing Double Pointed Needles

Zing Double Pointed Needles

Metal Needles manufactured from superior grade light weight metal. Available in lengths of 6″ and 8″

Sizes are US 0 (2.0mm) – to US 11 (8.0mm)

Each size has a different bright color for easy identification.

Points are silver with a slightly blunter tip.

Pros

  • Don’t make that metal rubbing sound when in use.
  • Just enough slip to let yarn flow smoothly, but enough grip to not lose stitches.

Cons

  • Some knitters found the points a little blunt for socks or intricate lace work.
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Nova Platina Double Pointed Needles

Nova Platina Double Pointed Needles

Nova Platina are chrome plated brass. Pointier tips allow for easy picking and shinier smooth surface allows quick gliding of stitches. Nova Platinas are light in weight, durable and comfortable to the hand.

Available in lengths of 5″ and 6″ in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 6 (4.0mm) and 8″ in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

Pros

  • Needles are engraved with the size so that it cannot rub off
  • Carry case is sturdy
  • Don’t contain nickel

Cons

  • Some users may find the larger diameters a little heavier than other metal needles
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Nova Cubics Platina Double Pointed Needles

Nova Cubics Platina Double Pointed Needles

Same material as the Nova Platina but the shaft of the needle is square. Some knitters with hand pain have found this shape to be beneficial.

Available in length of 5″ in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 6 (4.0mm) and lengths 6″ and 8″ in US 0 (2.0mm) to US 11 (8.0mm)

Pros

  • Cubic needles may help even out your stitches
  • People with hand and wrist pain have found these more comfortable
  • Slick surface to help speed up knitting

Cons

  • The longer DPNs may take some gettting used to.
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Karbonz Double Pointed Needles

Karbonz Double Pointed Needles

Premium quality of carbon fiber with perfectly shaped nickel plated brass tips. Carbon Fiber is ideal for knitting needles due to its high tensile strength. It is lightweight and comes with a surface that offers excellent control over stitches.

Available in lengths of 6″ and 8″ in sizes US 00000 (1.0mm) to US 10 (6.0mm)

Pros

  • Stitches move smoothly across the needle
  • Just enough drag to not fall out when knitting socks.

Cons

  • Contains nickel so people with sensitivities will not be able to use these needles
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Bamboo DPNS

Soft to touch, and extremely strong needles. Tapered points with slightly blunted points. Lightweight, strong & flexible.

Available in lengths 6″ in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 8 (5.0mm) and US 0 (2.0mm) to US 15 (10.0mm)

Pros

  • Great for all sorts of yarn weights
  • Light in the hand

Cons

  • Has more grip than metal needles

Symfonie Cubics Double Pointed Needles

The cuboid shape gradually gives way to perfectly tapered birch wood needle points. Laminated Symfonie Rose wood is lightweight, strong & flexible.

Available in lengths 6″ US 0 (2.0mm) to US 6 (4.0mm) and 8″ in US 4 (3.5mm) to

Pros

  • Square shape helps with stitches being uniform
  • Some users have found it helps them to knit for longer periods if they experience hand pain

Cons

  • Not as fast as metal

Basix Birch DPNs

Lightness of birch and the strength of natural wood. Available in 8″ length in sizes US 0 (2.0mm) to US 19 (15.0mm)

Pros

  • Great for bulkier weights of yarn
  • Has good grip
  • Light in the hand

Cons

  • Some may find the larger diameters awkward to knit with

Jumbo Birch Double Pointed Needles

Available in 8″ length in sizes US 36 (20.0mm) and US 50 (25.0mm)

Pros

  • Perfect for big knitting projects such as a chunky hat

Cons

  • Holding these larger size needles can be tricky

Your Questions Answered

Where Are Knitters Pride Needles Made?

Knitters Pride Needles are made in India, using locally sourced sustainable materials and ethical practices.

KnitPro also runs a school in a very poor village near New Delhi, providing free education for nearly 900 children.

KnitPro help women in all manner of ways offering work, food, health and childcare, schooling and after-school clubs too.

If you enjoy knitting with Knitter’s Pride needles, please share your experience with me. Get in touch with me here or message me on Twitter.

About Jodie Morgan

Hi. I’m Jodie Morgan, owner and creator of Knit Like Granny. (Yes, I’m a real person :) ) Thanks for being here.

I created Knit Like Granny to help show 1,000,000 people the benefits of knitting & highlight alternatives to fast fashion.

I love knitting and have met so many other fabulous knitters through this site. I enjoy learning and helping others discover the joys of working with yarn.

Please say hello!

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