SUSAN BATES-Large Stitch Holder. This large stitch holder from Susan Bates is made of lightweight aluminum; which has undergone a special anodizing process; which etches away all surface impurities. In addition; each stitch holder is heat treated for strength and durability and polished for a velvety smooth finish. Stitch holder measures 6-1/4in to hold a large number of stitches. Imported.