The finest of DMC's lineup of Perle Cotton (aka Coton Perlé or Pearl Cotton), #12 is ideal for detail work in embroidery and is suitable for fine cross stitch, as well as embroidery, needlepoint, blackwork, redwork, pulled thread, smocking, applique, crochet, and other types of creative stitchery. Perfect for wrapped bars in Hardanger and other cutwork on finer fabrics.
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DMC Pearl Cotton Balls promise to provide dimension and volume to your next embroidery project. With a reputation as the most beautiful thread in the world, this luminous cotton thread is highly mercerized and non-divisible. It's soft and silky and very easy to work with.
Size 12 is available in 40 solid colors on a 131 yard ball.
Care and Washing: DMC Pearl Cotton Balls are 100% colorfast. They can be washed frequently without fading. The thread can be washed at high temperatures 95° C/203° F. Give particular attention to the fabric on which the thread was embroidered.