Needle Felting Needles:  Which to use and when

Needles, Needles, Needles - an Updated and Revised Introduction.

When we start out needle felting, we either purchase a kit with needles, or we buy a starter set which hopefully has a selection of needles.

But what if we want to create our own starter set, or we want to know what the needles in our kits and starter sets are for?

Needle felting requires few tools to start with but it does require a special type of needle with barbed tips. The action of repeatedly stabbing the barbed needle into the wool will firm it up.  The more you stab with a needle, the firmer the wool becomes.  Using this method of manipulating your wool you can pretty much create any shape you want and make it as firm as you wish..........

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