The twin sewing machine needle , also referred to as a double needle, consists of two identical needles mounted on a single shank. Use to make pintucks, single- and multi-colored seams, hems, and various decorative effects. Can be used with zig zag machines that thread front to back and use needles of the System: 130/705. The first number of the needles size refers to the spacing between the two needles in millimeters. The second number is the needles size. One needle per pack.