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Fiber CHART


Thread13 mesh18 mesh24 meshComments
Accentuate  - 4 ply  3 ply Use mainly as blending filament; blend 1-3 ply with other fibers
Alpaca 1 ply 1 ply  
Angora 1 ply 1 ply  —  For 18 mesh Angora works best in long stitches
Aubusson 4-6 ply 2-4 ply  1 ply  Comes in 4 ply skeins
Bijoux   —  —  Use as blending filament; blend 1-3 ply with other fibers
Burmilana 4-6 ply 2-3 ply  1 ply  
Crystal Braid 2-3 ply 1 ply  —  Use for long stitches on 24 mesh
 DMC Floss  6 ply  4 ply  1-2 ply  Comes in 6 ply skeins
 Elemental Affects  1 ply  —  —  Ply up for 10 mesh and 7 mesh
 Flair  1 ply  1 ply  —  
 Frosty Rays, Petite  1 ply  1 ply  —  
 Fuzzy Stuff  2 ply  1 ply  —  Great for longer stitches
 Fyre Werks  1 ply  1 ply  —  
 Gloriana  6 ply  4 ply  1-2 ply  Comes in 12 ply skeins (6 yards)
 Impressions  2 ply  1 ply    
 Irish Tweed  1 ply  1 ply  —  Nubby wool mohair blend.  On 18 mesh 1 ply is best for long stitches.
 #4 Kreinik  —  —  1 ply  Use as blending filament for 13 and 18 mesh or for thin coverage
#8 Kreinik 1 ply 1 ply  On 24 count use a larger needle
#12 Kreinik 1 ply  
#16 Kreinik 1 ply  
1/16” Ribbon Kreinik 1 ply 1 ply  
1/8” Ribbon Kreinik 1 ply  
Londonderry Linen 2 ply 1 ply    
Neon Rays 1 ply 1 ply  
Neon Rays Plus 1 ply 1 ply  
Painter’s Shimmer 2 ply 1 ply  
Painter's Crewel Overdyed 4 ply  2 ply 1 ply  
Patent Leather  1 ply  1 ply  —  For 18 mesh Patent Leather works best in long stitches
 #3 Perle Cotton  1 ply      
#5 Perle Cotton     1 ply    
#8 Perle Cotton      1 ply Use for light coverage or darning backgrounds on 18 mesh
4mm River Silk Ribbon   1 ply   Use for silk ribbon flowers on all  mesh
7mm River Silk Ribbon 1 ply     Use for silk ribbon flowers on all  mesh
Sampler Threads 6 ply 4 ply 1-2 ply Comes in 6 ply skeins
Silk & Ivory 1 ply 1 ply Use larger needle on 18 mesh
Silk Lame Braid 2 ply 1 ply  
Snow 1-2 ply 1 ply  
Soie d’Alger 6 ply 4 ply 1-2 ply Comes in 7 ply skeins
Soy Luster 3 ply 2 ply 1 ply  
Splendor 6 ply 4 ply 2 ply Comes in 12 ply on cards
Sprinkles 1 ply 1 ply  
Straw Silk 1 ply 1 ply Works beautifully for long stitches; basketweave is a dream with this thread.
Sundance Beads #11 1  
Sundance Beads #14 1  
Trebizond 2 ply 1 ply  
Threadworx Overdyed Floss 6 ply 4 ply 1-2 ply  
Threadworx Overdyed Wool 4 ply 3 ply 1 ply  
Very Velvet 1 ply 1 ply  
Vineyard Silk 1 ply 1 ply  
Waverly 2 ply 1 ply Ply up for 10 mesh and 7 mesh
Wisper 4 ply 2 ply 1 ply