New needles in the Pony range are black and NOT NICKEL PLATED. This comes as good news to allergy sufferers. These needles have a black non-reflective surface and a white eye, which is very soothing to the eye. This needle set consists of two size 16 needles, one with a blunt and one with a sharp point. These wool needles are perfect for sewing up knitted pieces together. They are also great for embroidery with wool onto knitted garments. Folder of 2 needles.