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Ballpoint Needle

Ballpoint Needle

PriceFrom £3.00

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.


Suitable for:

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

fine knitwear.

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.


Optional Extra:

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.

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