6 strand 100% cotton embroidery floss by DMC used for counted cross stitch, embroidery, hardanger and other types of needlework. 8.7 yards per skein. DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss is a soft thread made from 100% long staple Egyptian cotton and double mercerized to give it brilliant sheen. This superior quality thread is perfect for stitching on all types of fabric. Colors are 100% colorfast and fade resistant.