KnitPro, Knitter’s Pride, what’s the difference?
Many yarn crafters have noticed that there’s a certain similarity between KnitPro and Knitter’s Pride needles, hooks, and accessories. Here’s the lowdown on the differences and the similarities of these knitting needles.
As you browse around the LoveKnitting site, you may notice that KnitPro and Knitter’s Pride needles and hooks look very similar. Here’s the big secret: they’re the same thing!
KnitPro needles are a subsidiary of Knitter’s Pride needles and accessories, and many of the needle lines are in fact, completely identical. The differences between the British and American versions are largely superficial, often simply the colors of needles and how the sizing information is presented. With KnitPro in Europe and Knitter’s Pride in North America, you’re never too far from quality tools.
Do you love Knitter’s Pride Nova Platinum needles? We don’t blame you, the super-smooth needles make for lightning speed knitting! In fact, they are the very same as KnitPro Nova needles.
Those who suffer from arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome have found KnitPro Cubics needles to be much more comfortable than standard round needles, and yes, you guessed it: they are the very same as the Knitter’s Pride Cubics needles line.
In some cases, due to copyrights and licensing, needles look a little bit different. This is the case for KnitPro Symfonie and Knitter’s Pride Dreamz needles. Both are made with the same high quality, smooth, and comfortable wood, they just look slightly different.
And if you love the KnitPro Basics line of needles for their versatility, quality, and affordability, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Knitter’s Pride Basix is their counterpart outside of America.
Sock knitters and those who love double pointed needles adore KnitPro and Knitter’s Pride Karbonz. With metal tips and sharp points, they are must haves in any knitter’s arsenal.
Knitter’s Pride and by association, KnitPro, are known for their endless research and innovation in developing new knitting technology for yarn crafters all over the world. Their name is synonymous with quality and a smooth knitting experience that knitters have grown to love and appreciate. Both are very popular with knitters across the globe, proving that it’s not all just in a name.
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Last updated: August 8th, 2017.