New Old Stock
4 pack of vintage needles! 2 needles just over 2" long and to needles just about 3" long.
The packaging on these is great. These beauties where made in England. The extra length and large eyes make them suitable for mending with yarn. However Long Darners are also a popular needle to use in the soft furnishing and curtain trades. These needles with their extra length make them an ideal tool to use during basting and layering of fabrics together especially in the craft of quilting "
T. Hessin & Co - In 1842, A. Morrall made an improvement in darning needles, by making the eyes oval ; by this means they are much easier to thread, and from which they derive their names, "Egg-eyed Darners," the eyes are also [unredable] by the patent process. - History and description of needle making by BY MICHAEL T. MORRALL, Manchester, Eng. (4th Edition, 1866)