Ballpoint needles are simply awesome when it comes to repairing knitted fabrics - these needles feature a special mini ball tip that helps you darn knitwear with minimal effort.
The rounded point helps you easily locate the spaces between individual knit stitches. In contrast using a sharp needle can easily damage your knitwear further by catching and splitting the yarn leading to pulled stitches.
darning, general repairs or embroidery on knitted fabrics e.g wool jumper or cashmere cardigan.
use with fine yarn such as laceweight, 2-ply & 4-ply.
Choose from five sizes:
40mm / 1.57"
48mm / 1.89"
55mm / 2.17"
76mm / 3"
100mm / 4"
40mm & 48mm are best for use with single ply yarns on very
55 & 76mm are best for use with laceweight yarns on fine knitwear.
100mm is best for use with slightly thicker yarns on medium weight knitwear.
Inidivdual needles are supplied in a compostable glassine bag sealed with a paper sticker.
If you'd like to protect your ballpoint needles from getting lost or damaged at the bottom of your sewing basket, simply add a glass test tube to your basket using the drop down menu provided.
*Please be aware the ballpoint needles are not suitable for use on woven fabrics e.g. cotton, denim, linen etc.