279-Color Collections contain a bobbin of each color of Perle Cotton, presented in 2 floss boxes.
Hand-dyed from the highest quality cotton, Perle Cotton has a tighter twist than Stranded/Mouline, and a brighter sheen. Instead of separating into strands as one does with floss, you choose a weight according to how many strands you would use.
if you are used to using:
One Strand of Floss - Perle 12
Two Strands of Floss - Perle 08
Three Strands of Floss - Perle 05
Amount of each color:
Perle 05 - 5m (approx. 5.5 yards)
Perle 08 - 9m (approx.. 9.8 yards)
Material: 100% Cotton
Hand-Dyed in: South Africa
Producer: House of Embroidery