Superior 6 strand long staple thread. 100% Egyptian cotton, double mercerised. Each strand can be divided into 6 single plies. Brilliant lustre, unique softness and intense light reflection. Ideal for cross stitch, but also particularly versatile across all types of embroidery techniques and fabrics. Available in 444 solid shades, 16 ombré shades and 24 multi-coloured ways. Wash at 60 degrees centigrade or dryclean.