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Prym Knitting Needles – My Complete Guide To The Whole Range [Updated for 2020]

Prym is a German company with history dating back to 1530.

The aim with their innovative products is to make life and the production of handicrafts easier and more attractive.

Prym offers some fabulous knitting needles. Made from different materials there is sure to be one that suits you.

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Prym Single Pointed Needles (Straights)

Prym Ergomomic Single Pointed Needles

Prym Ergonomic Single Pointed Needles
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Made from high-performance synthetic material (plastic), they’re light and flexible. There is quite a bend in them which may take some time to get used to but they sit comfortably in the hand.

The drop-shaped points make the single-pointed knitted needles ideal for beginners. The yarn slides effortlessly over the points and picking up the yarn is easy.

The shaft of the needle is rounded at the beginning and changes to a triangular cross-section – this allows the stitches to glide freely and easily.

The click heads keep two needles together and keeps stitches from falling off the ends when you are not knitting. The needle sizes are printed centrally on the needles.

Aluminum

The light single-pointed knitted needles in aluminum in a variety of lengths (25cm – 40cm) and sizes. The non-porous, wear-resistant shaft allows the stitches to glide effortlessly over the needles.

A further feature is the finely rounded point, which ensures that stitches are picked up without splitting the yarn. The needle size is color-coded on the head of the knitting needle.

Prym Aluminum Straights

Bamboo

Prym Bamboo Ergonomic Needles
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The combination of their lightweight, smooth surface and ideal grip make the bamboo single-pointed knitted needles an ideal choice. The extremely light bamboo is a quick-growing, replaceable raw material so more sustainable.

The smooth surfaces prevent the stitches catching and spliting. The point has a tapered structure, easy to insert into a stitch. The head prevents the knitted stitches from sliding off the needle. These are 33 cm in length.

Plastic

The grey plastic single-pointed knitted needles are for knitting large stitches in chunky or bulky wools. Available from 8mm upwards and in a choice of lengths from 35 to 40 cm.

As from size 12mm the single-pointed knitted needles have a white shaft with blue points and heads; the shaft is hollow to limit their weight. These have been designed to be sturdy with sizing made easy to read.

Natural

The smooth polished wood surface allow the stitches to glide gently and let you knit fast without snagging. The points are tapered so they extremely easy to insert into a stitch, without splitting the yarn.

They feel warm in the hand and are lightweight.

Child’s Knitting Needles

The children’s knitting needles are 17 cm in length and come in sizes 3.00mm to 4.50mm. Specially designed for children’s hands or smaller knitted items.

The knitting needle shaft is available in various colors to make knitting more fun. Made from light, sturdy plastic. The points are also slightly rounded. The size of the needle is marked on the black head.

Prym Circular Needles

Cubics Natural

The Cubics Natural needle points are colored glazed wood with an extremely smooth surface. The square shape allows the wool to slide perfectly over the needle even if the stitches are knitted very tightly.

When combined with the cords there is a seamless connection. The needle points are available in the length 11.6 cm for circular knitting needles of 60 -150 cm and are available in different sizes.

One pack contains 2 needle points.

Prym Ergonomics Circular Knitting Needles

Prym Ergonomic Circular Knitting Needles
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These needles are made of high-performance synthetic material and are bendable. This material also ensures quiet knitting so that there are no clicking noises.

The drop-shaped points are suited for beginners, because making a stitch is much easier and the yarn does not slide so quickly from the top.

Due to the changing the shape of the needles, round at the beginning for stitch formation then a triangular shape, the stitches slide easily over the needle body.

The stable, fine steel cord is covered with high quality synthetic material. The cord has no memory so it doesn’t kink. The innovative circular knitting needles were awarded the Red Dot Design Award in 2016.

Circular Knitting Needle Set Lilac Stripes

This knitting needle set contains everything you need for knitting jackets, pullovers, scarves, decorative accessories and more. The design with delightful lilac and white stripes makes your knitting experience attractive.

The set has eight pairs of needle points from 4mm – 10mm, four cords 60, 80, 100, 120cm with stitch stoppers and an assembly pin, so you can combine needle points and cords as needed.

The tips are pointed and the join between the cord and needle tip is smooth. The classic wood is pleasingly warm to the touch and they are lightweight.

Circular Knitting Needles Set Natural

Prym Circular interchangeable Needles set Natural
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The circular knitting needle set Natural set consists of 8 needle point pairs of durable wood with a smooth surface in sizes 4.0 mm to 10.0 mm, 4 cords in 60, 80, 100, 120 cm with two stitch stoppers and an assembly pin.

By using the stitch stopper the circular knitting needles can be used as single pointed knitting needles. Comes in a pouch with a transparent front with instructions for assembly or separating the needle points from the cord.

I have the Prym interchangeable natural circular needles in size 4mm with a 120cm cable. I knit my first pair of slipper socks on these needles and found them easy to use and the surface of the wood is very smooth.

Prym Ergonomics Circular Knitting Needles Set

The set comprises 3 circular prym ergonomics in gauges 3.0 mm, 3.5 mm and 4.0 mm. Its special feature: These color-printed circular knitting needles can’t be bought individually from the Prym range, but are exclusive in this set.

These circular knitting needles are manufactured from high-quality synthetic material, which makes them slightly flexible. They bend with your knitting and are also extremely quiet, without any clicking.

The fine steel wire is coated with high-quality plastic to prevent the wire spiraling and tangling. The needle sizes are color-coded to make them easy to find.

Circular Knitting Needles Birch Wood

The circular knitting needles are made of birch wood and is one size 12mm with an 80cm cord.

Circular Knitting Needles, Silver-Colored

Circular Knitting Needles Lightweight Brass with chrome plated surface

Made of hollow and lightweight brass with a chrome plated surface. They feel comfortable in the hand and are exceptionally strong & durable.

For a smooth knitting process the needles have trapezoid points.

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Aluminum Knitting Needles or Plastic Circular Needles

PRYM 7 mm 80 cm Brass Circular Knitting Needle - 212194

The knitting needles are made depending on the size of high-quality aluminum or plastic with a smooth, abrasion-resistant surface.

The needle points are precise, the points effortlessly enter the stitches.

The pearl grey circular knitting needles are available in the gauges 1.5mm – 7.0 mm made of aluminum and in the gauges 8.0mm to 10.0 mm made of grey plastic.

In gauges from 12.0 to 20.0 mm, white/blue hollow plastic needles are available to make them lighter.

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Bamboo Circular Needles

Prym 80 Cm X 8 Mm Circular Knitting Pins, Bamboo

Made of smooth bamboo means an easy transition from the needle to cord, without friction or it grabbing the yarn.

The needle gauge is marked on the needle.

The bamboo circular knitting needles come in different sizes and cord lengths.

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Cable-stitch needles YOGA, 4.0 mm, 2 pieces

Prym Cable-stitch needles YOGA

The innovative prym.ergonomics Yoga cable stitch needle has a shaft which bends flexibly into any shape you require. A sturdy wire core ensures the required shape – hook, U or corrugated shape – stays in place.

Therefore this needle offers a variety of practical functions – cable-stitch needle, auxiliary needle, stitch holder, stitch marker. When not in use, the Yoga needle can be placed comfortably around the wrist.

Dropped a stitch? The Yoga cable stitch needle makes it simple to knit dropped stitches back to the top of your work.

Double Pointed Needles

Double-Pointed Knitting Needles Prym.Ergonomics

Prym Ergonomic Double Pointed Needles
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The prym.ergonomics double-pointed knitting needles are made from high quality high-performance synthetic material. They’re easy to bend and extremely quiet to use.

The drop-shaped points make it easier to pick up and guide the yarn and the yarn doesn’t slide quickly from the point.

The special shape of the shaft, which goes from a round to a triangular form, allows the stitches to glide along without the knitter having to stop and push them along. The needle gauge is clearly marked centrally on the needle.

Double-Pointed Knitting Needles Prym.Ergonomics, Carbon Technology

The sturdy, yet flexible and light material feels comfortable in the hands. They are stiffer and firmer than the white prym.ergonomics knitting needles.

This is especially useful for knitters, who want to produce a tight stitch structure. The shaft’s surface is very smooth and its shape changes from round to triangular to allow the stitches to glide freely.

The drop-shaped tips make it easier to pick up and guide the yarn and the yarn does not slide so quickly from the tip.

Available in 15 cm and 20 cm length. They are available in the 2.00 mm needle gauge and are perfect for fine knitting projects.

They feel comfortable in your hands and not cold like other metal needles.

Double-Pointed Knitting Needles Set Natural

This professional set of Natural double-pointed knitting needles allows you to knit fines yarns. They are 20cm long and each set of needles contains the gauges 2.0mm / 2.5mm / 3.0mm / 3.5mm / 4.0mm and 4.5mm.

Made of varnished wood, with its extremely smooth surface allows the stitches to glide from needle to needle. The points are ideally shaped to make inserting the needle into small stitches effortless.

Double-Pointed Knitting Needles Set, Prym.Ergonomics 2.5-4.0 mm, 20 cm

Prym Ergonomic Double Pointed Needles Gift Set

This set of double-pointed knitting needles from the prym.ergonomics range contains four colour-printed sets of needles in gauges 2.5 mm, 3.0 mm, 3.5 mm und 4.0 mm. Featuring the tear drop points and triangular shape shaft.

Quick and easy to find the five matching needles as each set has a different colour.

Double-Pointed Steel Knitting Needles

Prym Double pointed Steel Knitting Needles

The double-pointed knitting needles in sturdy steel are particularly thin and therefore good for fine knitting. Their light and non-slip surface allow the stitches to glide smoothly from needle to needle.

The knitting needles in this set of 5 needles are silver, 20 cm long and available in gauges 1.25 mm and 1.50 mm.

Double-Pointed Knitting Needles, 20cm, 4.00mm, Pearl Grey – Aluminium and Plastic

This wide range of Prym double-pointed knitting needles comes in a large number of sizes and lengths.

Their smooth, non-slip surface allows the stitches to glide smoothly over the needles The neutral grey colour allows you to see the stitches clearly.

These double-pointed knitting needles are light and are available up to size 5.0 mm in pearl-grey aluminium. As from size 5.0 mm the needles are made from grey plastic.

Double-Pointed Knitting Needles, Bamboo

Warm and flexible: If you prefer to use natural materials to knit, you will love these double-pointed knitting needles.

They are manufactured from Japanese bamboo and combine all the advantages of this lovely quick-growing, renewable material.

They feel pleasant and warm in your hand, are highly flexible, despite the hardness of the material and have a smooth, non-slip surface.

The points are precision-shaped, allowing the needle to be inserted with ease into each stitch. The needle size is clearly marked centrally on each needle. The set of 5 needles is available in a range of lengths and sizes.

Converting Metric Sizes To US Sizes

As Prym uses the Metric sizing for their needles, this handy chart will help you with the US size equivalent.

Knitting Needle Size Conversion Chart

You’re sure to find a Prym knitting needle to suit your preferences. Let me know if you have any experience with Prym needles. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

About Jodie Morgan

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