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Hand Needles

We stock a comprehensive range of hand needles by John James, Pony & Hemline all the finest Quality Hand Needles

Hand needles have a numbering system where the smaller the number the thicker the needle (just like thread). A thick crewel needle is size 3 and a thick tapestry needle is size 18. The thinnest are sizes 10 and 26 respectively.

Subcategories

Ballpoint
Ballpoint
2 products

The rounded ends of these needles will not damage knitted fibres, and are ideal for working with yarns.
Hemline
Hemline
10 products

A range of specialist needles by Hemline
Sharps
Sharps
9 products

General purpose sewing needles. Sizes 16, 17 & 18 are also known as ‘Carpet Sharps’ used in the manufacture of carpets and rugs

Tapestry & Cross Stitch
Tapestry & Cross Stitch
8 products

Blunt with a long eye, which allows it to part fibres and pass through the fabrics without tearing. Used for canvas work and counted cross-stitch.
Embroidery / Crewel
Embroidery / Crewel
11 products

Embroidery needles or crewel needles have a sharp point and a long eye to take one or more threads of stranded cotton.
Chenille
Chenille
5 products

Chenille needles have a large eye and sharp point to pierce the fabric. Especially suitable for ribbon embroidery.

Quilting / Betweens
Quilting / Betweens
9 products

Short needles with a sharp point, allowing faster quilting. The finest quilting needle (size 12) is also useful for beadwork
Beading
Beading
5 products

Beading needles are very fine and straight with long eyes. They are specially made to thread beads and pearls
Darners & Easy Thread
Darners & Easy Thread
6 products

Darning needles have very long eyes for work with wool or cottons. On Easy Thread needles, the thread simply slots into place through the top of the needle.

Milliners / Straw
Milliners / Straw
3 products

long needles with round eyes for work on bonnets, hats etc. Also suitable for pleating and decoration work. Similar to the sharps needle, but longer.
John James Pebbles
John James Pebbles
9 products

The Pebbles store the finest quality hand needles safely, with a quick flip lid making them instantly visible and easily accessible in a sewing box, craft bag or handbag.
Specialist
Specialist
8 products

Platinum. Quick Stitch, Assorted & Twin Quick Stitch

New Arrivals

Hand Needlepack II - Compact carry Case & Organiser for Hand Needles
Added: 10/11/2016
 
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Hand NeedlePack II: A compact fabric caddy to sort and store dozens of used needles. Its quilted interior is printed with a grid of 11 needle types and 22 sizes, organized by round eye and long eye. Features 2 handy pockets to store needle packages and small supplies. Includes a free Pocket Guide for Choosing the Right Needle and Thread. Needles and supplies not included.
£41.95
including VAT