100% silk, 12-ply, 5 yard skeins. Silk N Colors initially separates into 3 groups of 4-ply. Before stitching, separate and put together the desired number of ply. Cross-stitching: we recommend 1-ply on 30 count or finer, 2-ply on 28 count linen, 4-ply on 18 count. Needlepoint: we recommend 4-ply on 18 count canvas and 6 to 8 ply on 12 to 13 count canvas.
Whether on cotton, synthetics, mixed textiles, linens, or even silk, Mettler Metrosene makes for smooth seams. And because Mettler has given Metrosene the ideal gliding properties, elaborate tension adjustments are finally a thing of the past!