The primary use of a needle is to penetrate in an almost invisible way, whether it’s a needle for sewing or a hypodermic one for medical reasons.
The symbolic meaning therefore connects with this very precise way of penetrating below the surface of something in a way that leaves no evidence of its presence. In a dream, needles connect to this need or desire.
The type of needle will figure prominently in your interpretation.
A needle that has been used for drug use is an indication that something has happened in the past that is destructive but that has left almost no trace of the original act.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams