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Super Stretch Needle


Needle system



  • The Super Stretch Needle is suitable for use with thicker threads.
  • It is also suitable for sewing lingerie or bras, as the special blade design helps to prevent needle breakage.

Suitable fabrics

  • Highly elastic fabrics
  • Needle sizes NM 65 for ultra-fine stretch fabric like microfiber

Available needle sizes

  • NM 65, NM 75, NM 90
  • Assorted



Special feature

  • Special flat shank
  • Special blade design
  • Enlarged eye
  • Wider thread groove

Point shape

Medium ball point

Color marking



The SCHMETZ Super Stretch Needle is closer to the hook thanks to a special flat shank, which makes it easier for the hook to pick up the thread loop. This feature prevents skipped stitches, even when working with highly elastic fabrics. The special blade design ensures less needle breakage and particularly straight stitches. Thanks to the larger eye combined with the wider thread groove, you can use the Super Stretch Needle with thicker sewing threads. This means that there is less pull on the threads, so that they no longer tear.

The medium ball point is suitable for all types of knitted fabric, because it displaces the loops, thus preventing damage to the material. These needles can be identified quickly and easily as special needles by the white colored ring on the shoulder of the Super Stretch Needle.

The Super Stretch Needles can be used in all household sewing machines that require the 130/705 H needle system, as well as in some overlock machines (more information is available in the user manual). Due to its characteristics, the Super Stretch Needle is an alternative to the Stretch Needle when sewing with thicker threads.

Needle typeSuper Stretch NeedleStretch NeedleJersey Needle
Available needle sizes65/9, 75/11, 90/1465/9, 75/11, 90/1470/10, 80/12, 90/14, 100/16
Point shapeMedium ball pointMedium ball pointMedium ball point
Key featuresSpecial scarf/needle eye area, stronger shank flattening and blade reinforcement to prevent skipped stitches; wider needle eye and widened thread groove for thicker threadsSpecial scarf/needle eye area, stronger shank flattening to prevent skipped stitches 
Application rangeElastic or highly elastic knitted fabric, use of thicker threadsElastic or highly elastic knitted fabricKnitted fabrics; better to use a Stretch or Super Stretch Needle for highly elastic fabrics

In principle, there are four special needles to choose from for knitted fabrics: The Jersey Needle, the Stretch Needle, the Super Stretch Needle, and the BLACK Super Stretch Needle.
“But which is the right one?”

Detailed information is available on Inspired:

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