Tapestry needles are sometimes referred to as Cross Stitch sewing needles. They have a large eye and a blunt round point and are especially adapted for the use in needlepoint and cross stitch. Gold Plated Tapestry / Cross Stitch sewing needles are a luxury needle every serious needle enthusiast should own and they make an ideal gift for the discerning sewer. The gold plating allows the tapestry / cross stitch needle to slip through the fabric beautifully and with ease. This results in less friction and indeed quickens the art of sewing. These Tapestry / Cross Stitch sewing needles are offered in size 20 and size 22 for needlepoint and the finer sized needles of 24, 26 and 28 for use in countered cross stitch. 3 sewing needles per pack.