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4.5

Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles

Made of cellulose acetate, a wood-based plastic that feels warm to the touch, Pony Pearl needles have a bit of flex, come in wonderful colors, and are a joy to work with. Each set includes 5 needles which are 6" long.

Pony Pearl categorizes their needles into US sizes that are not entirely accurate. We have listed the correct US conversions in the sizes below.

$5.50 - $7.50 each
Description UPC Code In Stock Price Qty
2 mm (US 0) 2 mm (US 0) PONYPDP15 2.00 13 $5.50 Add to List
2.25 mm (US 1) 2.25 mm (US 1) PONYPDP15 2.25 5 $5.50 Add to List
2.5 mm (US 1.5) 2.5 mm (US 1.5) PONYPDP15 2.50 7 $5.50 Add to List
2.75 mm (US 2) 2.75 mm (US 2) PONYPDP15 2.75 6 $5.50 Add to List
3 mm (US 2.5) 3 mm (US 2.5) PONYPDP15 3.00 7 $5.50 Add to List
3.25 mm (US 3) 3.25 mm (US 3) PONYPDP15 3.25 3 $5.50 Add to List
3.50 mm (US 4) 3.50 mm (US 4) PONYPDP15 3.50 7 $5.50 Add to List
3.75 mm (US 5) 3.75 mm (US 5) PONYPDP15 3.75 13 $5.50 Add to List
4 mm (US 6) 4 mm (US 6) PONYPDP15 4.00 11 $7.00 Add to List
4.5 mm (US 7) 4.5 mm (US 7) PONYPDP15 4.50 4 $7.00 Add to List
5 mm (US 8) 5 mm (US 8) PONYPDP15 5.00 8 $7.00 Add to List
5.5 mm (US 9) 5.5 mm (US 9) PONYPDP15 5.50 5 $7.50 Add to List
6 mm (US 10) PONYPDP15 6.00 9 $7.50 Add to List

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PonyPearl Double Pointed Needles
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Can withstand use (8)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (5)
    • Travel (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (8)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    a real bargain

    I love the Pony Pearl DPNs. I was hesitant to try them at first because I generally have not been too fond of plastic needles in the past. But these are great - warm...Read complete review

    I love the Pony Pearl DPNs. I was hesitant to try them at first because I generally have not been too fond of plastic needles in the past. But these are great - warm with a bit of flex & just enough "stickiness" to keep stitches from flying off - a big plus when knitting socks. I also like the blunt tips because one of my favorite sock yarns is quite splitty. And they are virtually indestructible (I cannot count the number of wooden & casein needles that have snapped during use & I don't think I am particularly hard on needles). And I don't think you can beat the price. I also love that they come in different colors for different sizes. Otherwise, it is surprisingly easy to mix up a 2.25 mm needle with a 2.5 mm needle. Overall, especially considering price & durability, these are by far my favorite DPNs.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Definitely different

    I ordered these DPNs because I was in the mood to try something a little different, and I'm a sucker for brightly colored things. These are certainly "different" from my other needles,...Read complete review

    I ordered these DPNs because I was in the mood to try something a little different, and I'm a sucker for brightly colored things. These are certainly "different" from my other needles, unfortunately, not in a way that was helpful.

    First off, the size 3 I ordered was a cheap looking opaque white. Not colorful at all. Somewhat disappointing. But I can deal. What I could not deal with was how HEAVY these needles were. I don't think it's the plastic itself that is weighty, it's whatever material is at the core of these to reinforce them that makes them so heavy. I understand that you'd want a durable needle, and plastic is prone to bending, but these are almost unusable. The weight of the other three needles hanging unused would pull on my knitting so badly that it was impossible not to have unsightly distortions and ladders (and I NEVER get ladders).

    They're quite sticky, which can be useful with certain fibers. I can appreciate a little bit of drag. But I won't be buying these in any more sizes. It just goes to show...sometimes you're better off just sticking with what you know you like!

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    4.0

    Enjoyed these needles

    By SpriteSD

    from San Diego

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Colorful Contrasts Yarn

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

      Smooth & easy to use. Color contrasts well with the yarn. Great value for the price.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      My favorite sock needles !

      By Weinerdogmom

      from Dearborn,MI

      About Me Avid Sock Knitter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Just The Right Yarn Grip
      • Nice Flexibility

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Great Value
      • Home
      • Travel

      Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

      Great sock needles for the price.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Fast delivery with all items in great condition.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Feel nice in the hands

      By Shibanut

      from Ontario, Canada

      About Me Experienced

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Flexible
      • Great texture
      • Not Too Slippery

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

          I really like the way these needles feel in my hands. They are not too slippery for the yarn and they are a bit flexible which is also easier on the hands. Really enjoy using these and will be buying more.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Comfortable, easy to work with Needles.

          By knitwyt

          from North Fort Myers, FL

          About Me Experienced, Tried All Types Of Needle

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy On My Hands
          • Easy To Use
          • Great For Sock Yarn
          • Light weight
          • Sizes Different Colors
          • Yarn slides easily

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

          • Baby Projects
          • Cotton Yarns
          • Knitting Socks
          • Slippery Yarn

          Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

          These are light weight needles, easy to use all types of yarn, good for my arthritic hands. I tend to knit very tight and my stitches glide easily on these needles.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great buy !

          By knitting1

          from WA

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use

          Cons

          • none

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

            Wonderful sock needles.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Definitely different

            By Crystal

            from Southern California

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Good For Beginner

            Cons

            • Too heavy

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

            I ordered these DPNs because I was in the mood to try something a little different, and I'm a sucker for brightly colored things. These are certainly "different" from my other needles, unfortunately, not in a way that was helpful.

            First off, the size 3 I ordered was a cheap looking opaque white. Not colorful at all. Somewhat disappointing. But I can deal. What I could not deal with was how HEAVY these needles were. I don't think it's the plastic itself that is weighty, it's whatever material is at the core of these to reinforce them that makes them so heavy. I understand that you'd want a durable needle, and plastic is prone to bending, but these are almost unusable. The weight of the other three needles hanging unused would pull on my knitting so badly that it was impossible not to have unsightly distortions and ladders (and I NEVER get ladders).

            They're quite sticky, which can be useful with certain fibers. I can appreciate a little bit of drag. But I won't be buying these in any more sizes. It just goes to show...sometimes you're better off just sticking with what you know you like!

            Service and delivery comments:

            I feel like I'm really griping up a storm on this review...but hey, you asked!

            I have to say, I've been extremely disappointed with how long it takes my orders to be processed and shipped. Also, after I place the order, I don't receive any other notification...nothing to indicate when it has been shipped, or if a particular item is on backorder, zip, nada...I have to take it upon myself to log in to my account and track the order that way, and initiate my own inquiries when I see "partially shipped" orders on my account. It's very...discouraging. I often spend my money elsewhere for this reason alone.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best sock needles

            By sammel

            from Invergordon. Victoria, Australia

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Travel

              Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

              The length is perfect for travelling and colour range helps in selection of size

              Service and delivery comments:

              Prompt service and delivery - great to deal with

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Not bad!

              By Michele

              from Munster, PA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Can Withstand Use
              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

                I've been using the size seven (7) Pony DPNs to learn how to make socks, and they're a nice introduction to using DPNs. They're not slick like metal needles, so if you're an expert knitter, don't buy them expecting your stitches to fly right off--they don't. In fact, sometimes I have to kind of wrestle with them, but that's a good aspect for a beginning DPN user to deal with, since stitches aren't falling off of the needles left and right.

                I do wish that the ends were just a little bit more pointy, since sometimes it's a little hard to open up a stitch with ends that aren't tapered enough. Maybe Pony could work on that for future incarnations of this product? Otherwise, I'm more or less happy with these needles.

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                • No

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love My Pearls!

                By Teriza136

                from Maine

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy on hands

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Knitting

                Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

                A friend of mine introduced me to the Pearls dpn by Pony and I fell in love with them right away. I have bought several sizes. What is neat about them is that they are color coded and I have them all stored in a canister that I labeled with the size/color of each needle. All I have to do is reach for the right color.

                Service and delivery comments:

                The product was delivered promptly on time.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome Needles!

                By bitknit

                from San Pedro, CA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Easy To Use
                • Even stitches
                • Light
                • Perfect tension
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • All knitting

                Comments about Pony Pearl Double Pointed Needles:

                These needles are the best! The wood/plastic provides a much smoother surface than traditional bamboo or rosewood needles and they stay smooth. Lightweight, unlike most metal needles. I'm a big addi user and I love these just as much.

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                • No

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