Thread Weights

Stranded – 6 stranded thread is divisible into 6 strands and can be used as a single strand or multiple strands together. CGT stranded threads are 10m (10 yd, 93 in) cut into 50cm (19.685 in) lengths. Perle - Single stranded twist that is used singularly.

Perle thread has a sheen finish because it is a round thread. The higher the number of Perle – the finer the thread. Perle 12 is equivalent to 2 strands of stranded cotton. Perle 8 is equivalent to 4 strands of stranded cotton. CGT Perle threads are 15m (16 yd, 40 in) continuous.