The Clover variety are made of plastic, come in three sizes, and are the bent style of cable needle. They are excellent for those who are cabling for the first time, or who have trouble losing their stitch holder while cabling.
The Brittany needles are made of wood, and also come packaged as a set of three. They are a straight style, ideal for those who are confident cable knitters, and are tapered slightly at the ends to minimize slipping.
The Knitters' Pride variety are made of aluminum, and come packaged as a set of 2. They are also the bent style, and are quite smooth for easy and fast transfer of stitches.