Needles are the stuff of our lives as stitchers and unless we have problems we don’t think about it much.
Some people swear by particular brands of needles, others need gold needles because steel needles turn black when they use them (it’s a skin chemistry thing).
But the needle you use makes far more of a difference than you thought.
IN one of the best articles I’ve ever read on needles, Alice Hall of BeStitched blogs about needles, their sizes, their effect on threads and thread tension and lots more in her recent blog post.
Check it out, her tips will improve your stitching right away.
About Janet M Perry
Janet Perry is the Internet's leading authority on needlepoint. She designs, teaches and writes, getting raves from her fans for her innovative techniques, extensive knowledge and generous teaching style. A leading writer of stitch guides, she blogs here and lives on an island in the northeast corner of the SF Bay with her family
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