You can bead with ease using these Beadalon stainless steel rigid beading needles. These are size 12 beading needles and they come in a 12 pack, so you will always have extras on hand. These needles even come with two useful threaders to make it easier to pull thread through the needle's eye. Instructions for using a threader are featured on the back of the packaging. These needles will work with bead cord up to .007 inches in diameter.