This long needle from Beadalon® makes it easy to arrange your beads in the desired design, then slide them quickly and smoothly onto your stretch or elastic cord. The needle features an eye at one end and a flat hook at the other; the hook holds .50mm or .80mm cord. The eye keeps beads on the needle as you string them. Use this needle with stringing materials such as Elasticity™, B-Lon™ cord, Supplemax™, WildFire™, most elastic or stretchy cord and with some ribbon. The needle will accommodate beads with holes as small as .40".