These 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 includes two needles with extra long eyes and blunt points. The large needle is ideal for sewing up chunky garments, the smaller needle is perfect for finer knits. Folder of 2 needles.