People who are involved in sewing should be aware of the types of needles that exists.There are different kinds of needles available in market. Let us see them.

  • needle no-7
  • needle no-8
  • needle no-9
  • needle no-17
  • needle no-18
  • needle no-22
NEEDLE NO-7 ,8,9 These types of needles are used to sew with hands. Starters who wish to learn embroidery can use these types of needles.

NEEDLE NO-17 This needle is used for embroidery on canvass cloths. It is used to put embroidery on tough thick cloths.

NEEDLE NO-18 This needle is used for tarning purpose. The opposite ends of the needle are bigger. Particularly it is used in woolen cloths to do knitting work.

NEEDLE NO-22 This is used for embroidery works. It has sharper ends and smaller length.


  • sharps - n0. 7,9
  • betweens - no. 8,6
  • embroidery -no.7,9
  • darners -no.18,5
  • tapestry -no.17,22
  • chenille -n0.18