Tapestry Needles Mixed Size 24 and 26
Tapestry Needles Mixed Size 24 and 26 manufactured by John James. My personal opinion I haven’t used a better make. These are the needles used in all my kits.
This pack contains 3 size 24 needles and 3 size 26 needles.
Tapestry sewing needles are sometimes referred to as Cross Stitch needles. They have a large eye and a blunt round point and are especially adapted for the use in blackwork, needlepoint, petit point, counted cross stitch and plastic canvas work.
Both Size 24 and Size 26, are commonly used for blackwork and cross stitch. The blunt round point enables the needle to pass and slip between fabrics and yarns without splitting or tearing the fibres. They can be used with stranded cotton, embroidery soft cotton and wool for example on types of open weave fabrics like, Evenweave, Aida, Linen and Canvas.
A size 24 needle is best used for designs stitched on 14ct/24ct fabric. They can be used 16ct/32ct as well for thicker thread.
A size 26 needle is can used for designs stitched on 14ct/24ct 16ct/32ct and 18ct/28ct, depending on the thickness of the embroidery thread used.
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