Ashford felting needles are made from high quality carbon steel and are sold individually or in 10-packs.
Coarse - Great for rapid felting, working with coarse fibres, and firmly attaching pieces - Not great for detail work or neat surfaces - Triangular 32 gauge needle with barbs on 3 sides
Medium - The most popular needle we sell - a great all-purpose needle and perfect for learning! - Pair with a Fine needle for detailed surface work - Triangular 36 gauge needle with barbs on 3 sides
Fine - Great for detail work, felting neat surfaces, and working with fine fibres - Not great for working with coarse fibres or for rapid/bulk sculpting - Triangular 40 gauge needle with barbs on 3 sides
Spiral - Great for faster felting and reducing the surface holes triangular needles make - Spiral 36 gauge needle
Reverse Barb - Needle barbs go the other direction, allowing you to pull fibre out for a fuzzy or fluffy finish on needle or wet felted pieces - Triangular 36 gauge needle with inverted barbs
Star - Great for finer work, finer wools, as well as bulky sculpting work - Square 38 gauge needle with barbs on 4 sides