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  • Plant Dyed Embroidery and Mending FINE Thread - 100% Cotton - Indigo (140m)

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    This beautiful very fine embroidery thread has been hand-dyed in Tokyo in a stunning array of natural botanically derived colours. Wonderful for all sorts of visible mending, this this thread is also popular for mending fine knitwear as well as Sashiko and Temari embroidery. A beautiful quality fine cotton yarn that lends itself well to all sorts of mending and craft products.

    This is a very thin thread and it is equivalent to 1/6 of DMC No.25 embroidery thread. It's very popular for mending high gauge fine knits and sashiko too. NONA uses this for temari ball wrapping to make a base ball.

    Running length: 140m
    Count (thickness of thread): equivalent to 1/6 of DMC No.25 embroidery thread.

    Also available in thicker 12.5m length skeins of sashiko twist.

    Colours: 8 variations on indigo (numbered 1-8) - more colourways listed separately. As this thread is hand-dyed with natural botanicals, please note that the colour may be slightly uneven. 

    Brand: NONA 
    Fibre composition: 100% cotton
    Production: made in Japan
    Machine Washable: Yes 

    Care: Please store out of direct light to minimise colour fade. Gentle machine wash. Plant dyed colour can alter over time and is part of the wonder of natural dye.