What Size Cross Stitch Needle To Use?

Ever wondered what cross stitch or tapestry needle you need? The table below details the main options.


6 count18
10 count22
14 count24
16 count26
18 count28
20 count24 petite
22 count26 petite
24 count28 petite


There are a lot of people that prefer a smaller needle (higher number) than the above table suggests, so if you want something smaller, move down a row.