To meet the specialized needs of decorative stitching, the embroidery needle is longer than other needles. Its eye is also customized for embroidery. Two or three strands of thread, flattened between the fingers, fit easily through the elongated eye.
The Size 9 Embroidery/Redwork needle is ideal for all types of embroidery work. If you prefer stitching with a long needle, you will enjoy the Size 9.