Beading Needles - Beading (long)
Fine quality English beading needles. The regular size "beading" needles are 2 inches long and the extra-long are 3 inches. These needles are typically used for loom work. Most people like the shorter "sharps" for beading on leather and fabrics. Needles are sold in packs of 25 except the extra long which are sold in packs of 10. Note that needle sizes really don't correspond to bead sizes. A size #12 needle works fine for size 10/0 - 13/0 seed beads. However, if you are not familiar with needle sizes, it is best to start with a needle size which matches the size beads you are going to work with. Like beads, the larger the number, the smaller the needle diameter. Size #15 is used for very small beads.