These are shorter needles than traditional Bullion Knot needles, and these sizes are very suitable for a Pearl Cotton #8. Because they are shorter, you can get more bullion stitches from a thread. The size of the eye is also suitable for 2 strands of embroidery floss.
The needles come in a small corked carrying tube with 4 needles.
Tulip company of Hiroshima, Japan has been making sewing needles since 1948. Well-known for their quality sewing needles, they now make some of the finest sashiko needles available.
Made of nickel-plated steel under strict guidelines with cutting edge technology, the needles are polished lengthwise to ensure smooth fabric piercing. Milled to a perfect sharp, smooth tip, you'll love how smooth and slick these needles feel.