Each one of these tiny clothespins is approx. 1.25 inch/3.5 cm long. They open and close upon pinching one end just like a regular clothespin. These would be perfect for so many different arts and crafts applications: altered art, assemblage, mixed media, doll clothes and accessories, art journaling and smash books, scrapbooking, etc. Set of 5 red. See shop for listings of other colors. All colors available: red, pink, yellow, green and blue.