The special design helps to avoid skipped stitches. The shank is flatter than on other needles with the same diameter. This means that the needle is closer to the hook, which also helps to avoid skipped stitches.
Suitable fabrics: For elastic or highly elastic knitted fabric.
The more elastic the material, the more suited the stretch needle is (if in doubt, use the stretch needle).
Swimwear fabrics, fine jersey, silk jersey, single jersey, velour cloth, cotton knitwear
Special features: Special transition from the scarf to the eye, Shorter eye.
Point shape: Medium ball point. The medium ball point is more rounded than a light ball point. Therefore, it can be used for coarser knitwear, for material containing Lycra/Spandex and it is also very suitable for medium to heavy denim.
Colour marking: Yellow.
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