Frank's Baumwolleitem no.: D - 27 mittelblau, Rolle
Price: 2,10 €
Yarn 40/2, 100 % mercerized cotton, 200 m
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This very thin yarn is suited especially for fine laces in techniques like Binche, Duchesse, Honiton-, tulle- or Mechlin Lace, to name just some.
The yarn consists of 100% mercerized cotton, dyed in Germany with pigments conforming the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100.
The denomination 40/2 stands for a two-thread yarn with yarn count NeB 40/2. The threads are yarned in S-direction and the yarn itself is twisted in Z-direction.
The yarn count can be converted or compared as following.
The identification of the yarn count in the different numbering systems was done by calculation through the follwing equations:
NeL = 1,65*Nm and NeB = 0,59*Nm.
Those very fine laces in principle should not be washed. Should it really be neccessary to clean them, one should consider the following advices: