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 set of specialist needles includes one 3in pack needle, one 3in chenille, two curved mattress needles size 2in and 3in, two glovers leather needles size 1 and 6 and one darning needle. Compact of 7 needles.