Pearl Cotton has to be one of the most versatile yarns we sell. It can be used for household projects: table cloths, coverlets, dish towels, placemats and napkins, curtains, baby blankets, and scarves - to name a few! It's also equally at home in knitted garments and woven fabrics for clothing. Pearl Cotton is a 2-ply mercerized cotton yarn with a lustrous sheen and a distinctive twist. It's easy to work with, strong and durable. It softens with use and has a nice drape when woven in a twill pattern. The best thing about Pearl Cotton is that it comes in 4 weights and a rainbow of over 70 colors, so your options are endless. Buy a lot or buy a little. We offer Pearl Cotton in two put-ups. Halcyon's exclusive mini cones allow you to buy lots of different colors without buying lots of yarn. The large cones allow you to buy greater quantities at greater savings.
Color Fastness Pearl Cotton is generally quite color fast; however, if you are using contrasting colors always test a woven or knitted sample using the same washing method you plan to use on the finished piece. If there is excess dye and bleeding is a problem, skein and wash the yarn before weaving or knitting.
Please note that Pearl Cotton and Perle Cotton are the same thing: Pearl Cotton is the English spelling, and is used interchangeably with "Perle Cotton", or even "Coton Perle", the French spelling.
Pricing ~1 lb: wt., price +/- 30%:
Mix colors for discounts!
• $25.50, 1+
• $22.25, 5+
• $19.95, 18+
Pricing 600 yd mini cone:
Mix colors for discounts!
• $7.25, 1+
• $6.25, 8+
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10/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn details: Fiber content: 100% Cotton. Gauge is K: N/A • C: 8-10.5 stitches/in on sz sz Steel 6-8 or B-28. Yardage: 4000 yards/lb. ( 4000 (approx) yards/~1 lb: wt., price +/- 30%. 600 yards/600 yd mini cone. ) Lace yarn, standard yarn weight 0. Wraps/inch (wpi) 34. Weaving tabby sett 18 to 25. Weaving twill sett 24 to 36.
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10/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn is wonderful in these book based projects:
Book name: A Dozen Projects in 10/2 Pearl Cotton - Best of Handwoven Yarn Series eBook printed copy Patterned Doubleweave Mat, on pg. 16. Materials needed: 4 shaft loom, 15" weaving width, 4/dent in 10 dent reed, flat pick-up stick.
Size: Hemmed mat 10" x 18". Yarn used: 10/2 Pearl Cotton.
Book name: Handwoven Technique Series: Comprehensive Guide to Designing and Weaving with Blocks. eBook printed Turned Taqueté for Towels on 4 Shafts, on pg. 43. Materials needed: 4 shaft weaving loom, 22", shuttle, bobbin, red sewing thread.. Yarn used: 10/2 Pearl Cotton.
Book name: A Dozen Projects in 10/2 Pearl Cotton - Best of Handwoven Yarn Series eBook printed copy Turned Taqueté Towels by Betsy Blumenthal, on pg. 5. Materials needed: 24" 4 shaft 4 treadle loom, 30 dent reed, shuttle, red sewing thread.. Yarn used: 10/2 Pearl cotton.
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