Soft thread made from 100% long staple Egyptian cotton Each skein is 8.7 yd. The embroidery floss is 100 % colorfast and fade resistant. GREAT FOR FRIENDSHIP BRACELET MAKING: It can be used for friendship bracelets, needlepoint handcrafts, sewing, weaving and knitting, cross stitching, quilting and punch , crewel and dimensions needlework. With the actual yarn color may vary from the color shown in the web