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Crewel/Embroidery Needles - Sizes No. 3-9

Crewel/Embroidery Needles - Sizes No. 3-9


An assortment of 15 crewel/embroidery needles packaged in a Bohin 1950's style card booklet. 


Made in Normandy, France in the historic BOHIN factory using nickel plated steel.


These needles are the same as a sharps needle, but have a bigger eye which allows you to use thicker thread e.g. 2-3 strands of embroidery floss.


This pack includes:-

- 1 x embroidery needle No. 3

- 4 x embroidery needles No. 5

- 6 x embroidery needles No. 7

- 4 x embroidery needles No. 9

Min needle length: 3.3cm & max length: 4.8cm

A larger number = a finer, shorter needle. A smaller number = a thicker, longer needle. 


Suitable for:

  • patching and embroidery
  • mending light-medium weight woven fabrics e.g a cotton dress, linen trousers or silk top. 
  • hand sewing with e.g. up to 3 strands of embroidery floss or similar (dependent on needle size).


Bohin needles have an exceptional polish for smooth glide through fabric and a fine point to minimize holes.

The eye is polished with a unique process to minimize breaking thread.

The needles have maximum strength with minimum bending.


Please visit our needle guide if you need a little more information about different types of needles - click here!

  • Brand Story - Bohin

    BOHIN have been manufacturing high quality needles at their factory in Normandy, France since 1860.  They now remain the only French manufacturer of needles and other sewing tools. The company currently employs 36 people who manufacture and distribute nearly 2,300 products including their world famous sewing needles, craft needles, pins with Murano glass heads, and bracelet pin cushions. They are committed to reducing their waste and environmental impact. 

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