Examples from the Web for needleful
When a needleful of worsted is finished leave the end hanging and start another.The Child's Rainy Day Book|Mary White
The needleful should not be lengthy lest it gets worn before it is all worked in.Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving|Grace Christie
Take two or three threads from a strand of filoselle in your needle at once, and do not take too long a needleful.
Old Mis' Meade, translating this, held her breath and waited; but Amarita only sighed and took a needleful of thread.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
"I didn't ask you," said Jane, biting off a needleful of thread as she had always been strictly forbidden to do.Five Children and It|E. Nesbit