100% mercerized Egyptian long staple cotton. Compare to both DMC and Anchor brand perle cotton. Finca Perle cotton is a more substantial thread, is mercerized for an exceptionally high luster and is carefully plied to resist splitting. Colorfast, Bleachfast and Shrinkfast. Suggested Uses of Perle Size 08: Knitting; Crochet; Needlepoint; Punchneedle Embroidery; Hardanger; Edge Stitching.This size is 50 gram which equals to 385 yards (352 meters).This product is only available for United States Shipping, I don't ship this product overseas. Quantity is very limited, please email first before purchase if you are purchasing more than 1 ball of each color.