This is a pack of hand needles made of high carbon steel-all nickel plated. It contains darners, emboridey, betweens, and sharps. DARNERS: Long needle with long eye to hold thread or yarns used for darning. EMBORIDERY: Same length as Sahrps but wiht special long eye for a multiple strand of thread. BETWEENS: Same as Sharps but shorter. Good for close stitching. SHARPS: Slender but strong round eyes for regular sewing and dress making.