Light Ball Point This point type is intended to gently spread the yarns in a knitted fabric, rather than cutting them. This size high quality chrome-plated needle is ideal for fabrics knitted with lightweight yarn and for executing small lettering or fine detail. Works well with fine, light thread types such as size 60. May also be used with woven materials that are not tightly woven.
DIME needle are chrome-plated. Chrome-plated needles are long lasting and the most commonly used needle type, delivering good performance on all general types of blank goods.
Perfect for general purpose embroidery on all knit fabrics and some woven materials, including onesies, plush materials, golf shirts, t-shirt and sweatshirts. Also suitable for woven fabrics like terry, oxford and apparel weight fabrics that are not densely woven. Light ball points should be used for fabrics with floating yarns such as satin and charmeuse.
Recommended for the Triumph Flat Shank Needles #75/11 (Light Ballpoint)