Cross Stitch / Tapestry Needles


John James Tapestry / Cross Stitch Sewing Needles

Code: JJ19813

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John James Tapestry needles or Cross Stitch needles are from the same needle family and are the same needle. This needle has a round blunt point which prevents the canvas or material weave from splitting. It is the size of the needle that determines which needle is used for Tapestry or for Cross Stitch.

Needle size 13 and 14 are used with large hole canvas for rug making and also plastic canvas work. These two sizes are also known as a knitters or crocheters sewing up needle.

Needle size 16, 18 and 20 are used in traditional Tapestry work and Bargello canvas work.

Needle sizes 22, 24, 26 and 28 are most commonly used in Cross Stitch and petite point needlework.

Sizes: 13 and 14 contain 2 needles per pack

Sizes: 16 and 28 contain 5 needles per pack

Sizes: 18, 20, 22, 24 and 26 contain 6 needles per pack

Mixed Sizes: 18/22, 18/24 and 24/26 contain 6 needles per pack

Size 13   69mm length x 2.34mm diameter
Size 14   58mm length x 2.03mm diameter
Size 16   52.5mm length x 1.63mm diameter
Size 18   48.5mm length x 1.27mm diameter
Size 20   44mm length x 1.09mm diameter
Size 22   40.5mm length x 0.94mm diameter
Size 24   37mm length x 0.76mm diameter
Size 26   34mm length x 0.61mm diameter
Size 28   32.5mm length x 0.53mm diameter