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, 10-3/4" long, 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".