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20/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn

Yarn line #085


20/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn description:

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 1200 yd mini cone:
  • Mix colors for discounts!
  • $11.95, 1+
  • • $10.25, 8.00+
  • Sold on cones by weight. Actual price may vary based upon actual cone weight. Pricing 0.9~1.15 lb cone:
  • Mix colors for discounts!
  • $38.95/lb., 1+
  • • $36.50/lb., 8.00+
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20/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn details:
• Fiber content: 100% Cotton
• Gauge is K: N/A • C: N/A
• Lace
• Wraps/inch (wpi) 68
• Weaving tabby sett 30 to 40
• Weaving twill sett 36 to 48
• Yardage: 8400 yards/lb

  •    • 1200 yards/1200 yd mini cone
  •    • 8400 (approx) yards/0.9~1.15 lb cone

Feel & see with a yarn sample card: Pearl Cotton Sample Card for 3.50/ea.

Color: 1010
vendor color: 116 Black
Yarn 0851010M  color 1010
1200 yd mini cone
Stock: 7
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1200 yd mini cone

Color: 1530
vendor color: BleachedWhite
Yarn 0851530M  color 1530
1200 yd mini cone
Stock: 4
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1200 yd mini cone

Color: 1050
vendor color: 79 Natural
Yarn 0851050L  color 1050
1200 yd mini cone
Stock: 18
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0.9~1.15 lb cone
In stock: 2
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Suggested project and yarn pairing:

• Project: Red Snowflake Towels
• From: Best of Handwoven: Top Ten Towels on Eight Shafts -Handwoven eBook Printed Copy
• Using: 20/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn
• Yarn requirements: Warp & tabby weft: 2100 yds. white, 2175 yds. dk green. Pattern weft: 5/2 pearl cotton doubled 80 yds. red.Size: 18.25" wide X 21" long (hems use an additional 2" at each end). Makes 2 towels